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Title:Princess Ben
Format Type:Ebook
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Publisher:HMH Books for Young Readers
ISBN:0618959718
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Number of Pages:344
Category:Fantasy, Young adult, Fairy tales, Romance, Fiction, Magic

Princess Ben by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

PDF, EPUB, MOBI, TXT, DOC Princess Ben i My gown suited me as well as I could ever hope though I could not but envy the young ladies who would attract the honest compliments of the night My bodice did not plunge as dramatically as some and no man no man I would ever want to meet surely could fit his hands round my waist What I lacked in beauty I would simply have to earn with charm i p b Benevolence is not your typical princess and i Princess Ben i is certainly not your typical fairy tale b p p With her parents lost to assassins Princess Ben ends up under the thumb of the conniving Queen Sophia Starved and miserable locked in the castle s highest tower Ben stumbles upon a mysterious enchanted room So begins her secret education in the magical arts mastering an obstinate flying broomstick furtively emptying the castle s pantries setting her hair on fire But Ben s private adventures are soon overwhelmed by a mortal threat to her kingdom Can Ben save the country and herself from tyranny p

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Boy has always been relegated to the outskirts of his small village With a large hump on his back a mysterious past and a tendency to talk to animals he is often mocked and abused by the other kids in his town Until the arrival of a shadowy pilgrim named Secondus Impressed with Boy s climbing and jumping abilities Secondus engages Boy as his servant pulling him into an expedition across Europe to gather the seven precious relics of Saint Peter Boy quickly realizes this journey is not an innocent one They are stealing the relics and gaining dangerous enemies in the process But Boy is determined to see this pilgrimage through until the end for what if St Peter can make Boy s hump go away br br This compelling action packed tale is full of bravery and daring stars a terrific cast of secondary characters and features an unlikely multigenerational friendship at its heart Memorable and haunting Catherine Gilbert Murdock s epic medieval adventure is just right for readers of Sara Pennypacker s i Pax i Adam Gidwitz s i The Inquisitor s Tale i and Pam Mu oz Ryan s i Echo i br br Features a map and black and white art throughout, The period of prohibition from to marks the fault line between the cultures of Victorian and modern America In i Domesticating Drink i Murdock argues that the debates surrounding alcohol also marked a divide along gender lines For much of early American history men generally did the drinking and women and children were frequently the victims of alcohol associated violence and abuse As a result women stood at the fore of the temperance and prohibition movements and as Murdock explains effectively used the fight against drunkenness as a route toward political empowerment and participation At the same time respectable women drank at home in a pattern of moderation at odds with contemporaneous male alcohol abuse br br During the s with federal prohibition a reality many women began to assert their hard won sense of freedom by becoming social drinkers in places other than the home Murdock s study of how this development took place broadens our understanding of the social and cultural history of alcohol and the various issues that surround it As alcohol continues to spark debate about behaviors attitudes and gender roles i Domesticating Drink i provides valuable historical context and important lessons for understanding and responding to the evolving use and abuse of drink, i My gown suited me as well as I could ever hope though I could not but envy the young ladies who would attract the honest compliments of the night My bodice did not plunge as dramatically as some and no man no man I would ever want to meet surely could fit his hands round my waist What I lacked in beauty I would simply have to earn with charm i p b Benevolence is not your typical princess and i Princess Ben i is certainly not your typical fairy tale b p p With her parents lost to assassins Princess Ben ends up under the thumb of the conniving Queen Sophia Starved and miserable locked in the castle s highest tower Ben stumbles upon a mysterious enchanted room So begins her secret education in the magical arts mastering an obstinate flying broomstick furtively emptying the castle s pantries setting her hair on fire But Ben s private adventures are soon overwhelmed by a mortal threat to her kingdom Can Ben save the country and herself from tyranny p, When you don t talk there s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said br Harsh words indeed from Brian Nelson of all people But D J can t help admitting maybe he s right br br When you don t talk there s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said br Stuff like why her best friend Amber isn t so friendly anymore Or why her little brother Curtis never opens his mouth Why her mom has two jobs and a big secret Why her college football star brothers won t even call home Why her dad would go ballistic if she tried out for the high school football team herself And why Brian is so so out of her league br br When you don t talk there s a lot of stuff that ends up not getting said br b Welcome to the summer that fifteen year old D J Schwenk of Red Bend Wisconsin learns to talk and ends up having an awful lot of stuff to say b