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Inhaltsangabe: A biography of the brilliant Southern general who gained the nickname Stonewall by his stand at Bull Run during the Civil War.
Über den Autor: "The question I am most often asked," Jean Fritz says, "is how do I find my ideas? The answer is: I don't. Ideas find me. A character in history will suddenly step right out of the past and demand a book. Generally people don't bother to speak to me unless there's a good chance that I'll take them on." Throughout almost four decades of writing about history, Jean Fritz has taken on plenty of people, starting with George Washington in The Cabin Faced West (1958). Since then, her refreshingly informal historical biographies for children have been widely acclaimed as "unconventional," "good-humored," "witty," "irrepressible," and "extraordinary."
In her role as biographer, Jean Fritz attempts to uncover the adventures and personalities behind each character she researches. "Once my character and I have reached an understanding," she explains, "then I begin the detective work--reading old books, old letters, old newspapers, and visiting the places where my subject lived. Often I turn up surprises and of course I pass these on." It is her penchant for making distant historical figures seem real that brings the characters to life and makes the biographies entertaining, informative, and filled with natural child appeal.
An original and lively thinker, as well as an inspiration to children and adults, Jean Fritz is undeniably a master of her craft. She was awarded the Regina Medal by the Catholic Library Association, presented with the Laura Ingalls Wilder Award by the American Library Association for her "substantial and lasting contribution to children's literature," and honored with the Knickerbocker Award for Juvenile Literature, which was presented by the New York State Library Association for her body of work.
copyright ? 2000 by Penguin Putnam Books for Young Readers. All rights reserved.
Buchbeschreibung Viking Childrens Books, 1989. Buchzustand: Good. N/A. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP2743505
Buchbeschreibung Viking Childrens Books, 1989. Buchzustand: Good. N/A. Ships from the UK. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside. Buchnummer des Verkäufers GRP86014061
Buchbeschreibung Puffin. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Book has appearance of light use with no easily noticeable wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0140329374I4N00
Buchbeschreibung Puffin. Paperback. Buchzustand: Good. Book shows a small amount of wear to cover and binding. Some pages show signs of use. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0140329374I3N00
Buchbeschreibung Puffin. Paperback. Buchzustand: Very Good. Ex-Library Book - will contain Library Markings. This copy shows very minor wear. Buchnummer des Verkäufers G0140329374I4N10
Buchbeschreibung Puffin. Buchzustand: Good. . Buchnummer des Verkäufers N09G-00200
Buchbeschreibung Puffin. Buchzustand: Good. . Stamped on inside cover. Buchnummer des Verkäufers A07E-00795
Buchbeschreibung Puffin, 1989. Paperback. Buchzustand: Used: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers SONG0140329374
Buchbeschreibung Viking Childrens Books, New York, 1989. Softcover. Buchzustand: Good. Puffin Book. 152+ pages. Softcover. Good condition. JUVENILE LITERATURE. (Key Words: JUVENILE LITERATURE, Stonewall Jackson ). book. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 51039X1
Buchbeschreibung Buchzustand: Good. Book Condition: Good. Buchnummer des Verkäufers 97801403293774.0