This seller has earned a 3 of 5 stars rating from biblio customers. Her novels have been nominated for an edgar allan poe award and listed as american library association notable childrens books. The book concludes with the jews return, after the war, to homes well kept for them by their neighbors. Like his namesake, the weasel, he hunts by night and sleeps by day, and he kills not because he is hungry, but for the sport of it. Do you think it as effective as a nonfiction book about the pioneers in ohio would be. I enjoy the thrill of creating a character out of thin air, and of feeling that character come to life beneath my fingers on the computer keyboard. Its been a while, but i remember thinking this is a great one for the boys especially. The book is a wonderful one for teaching about history, and it also touches on timeless themes such as family connections. The character nathan contemplated killing him, but then decides not to. Cynthia defelice is the awardwinning author of over thirty books for young readers. Books go search best sellers gift ideas new releases deals store coupons amazonbasics gift cards customer service sell registry. Defelice has 31 books on goodreads with 15401 ratings. When finally meeting weasel face to face, nathan has a chance to avenge these cruel acts, but cannot bring himself to murder weasel. They know something is wrong, but have no idea what to do about it.
Buy cynthia defelice ebooks to read online or download in pdf or epub on your pc, tablet or mobile device. A middlegrade summer adventure about two boys who build an awesome fort and tangle with two older bullies. Cynthia defelice is the author of many bestselling titles for young readers, including the novels wild life, the ghost of cutler creek, signal, and the missing manatee, as well as the picture books, one potato, two potato, and casey in the bath. Weasel has 4 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Eleven year old nathan and his younger sister molly have been waiting 6 days for their father to come back from hunting. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Are your students about to read weasel, by cynthia defelice. Dad heads out for a couple of hours to grab food and firewood and things like that, but soon turns there dad is gone for days. Weasel by cynthia defelice paperback from montclair. Stream and download audiobooks to your computer, tablet or mobile phone.
Nathan and his sister are left to take care of the house. Weasel paints a stark picture of ohio frontier life in 1839. Cynthia defelice 1951 biography personal, addresses. The name has haunted my sleep and made my awake hours uneasy for as long. The girl is to go to live with her aunt in chicago, but frankie. Cynthia defelice is the author of many bestselling books, including the ghost of fossil glen, signal, the missing manatee, and weasel. Goes the weasel schaum amber book g piano duration.
Devils bridge avon camelot books by defelice, cynthia and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Weasel by cynthia defelice is a historical fiction novel. Write the opening sentence to your opinion essay responding to the actions of nathan in cynthia defelice s novel weasel. Weasel, cynthia c defelice shop online for books in. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Weasel by cynthia defelice is one of those great books for kids that i read to all five of my children. Cynthia c defelice oct1991 by cynthia c defelice isbn. Cynthia defelice is the author of many popular books, including wild life, the ghost of fossil glen, signal, and the missing manatee. Devils bridge by cynthia defelice abebooks passion for books. A year after the great crash, frankies widower father has lost everything and commits suicide. For readers who can swallow the notion that a 12yearold newly orphaned girl from a wealthy, sheltered upbringing would run away to become a hobo, this is a gratifying adventure from defelice the ghost of fossil glen, 1998, etc. A big fan of allen eckart and this book fits in many ways for school agers. This short 119page novel is written for an upperlevel elementary school audience and is.
Weasel book by cynthia c defelice 4 available editions. Now that the shawnees are dead or have left, weasel has turned on the settlers. Mind read it to me every night until done and i enjoyed listen to the story. Once all the native americans have fled, weasel stays in ohio. When nathan s father is attacked by weasel, nathan takes the law into his own hands. Weasel by cynthia defelice 1991, paperback for sale. The book called weasel, by cynthia defelice, is a jaw dropping mysterious book full of traveling and culture. Cynthia defelice reads from her book bringing ezra back duration. Weasel by cynthia defelice and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Cynthia defelice is the author of many bestselling middlegrade novels and picture books, including casey in the bath and old granny and the bean thief. It is a school list book to read and it tells about frontier life with the indians. Her books have been nominated for an edgar allen poe award and listed as american library association notable childrens books and bank street best childrens book of the year, among numerous. What is the theme of weasel by cynthia defelice answers. A deftly told story that dramatizes how danes appointed themselves bodyguardsnot only for their king, who was in the habit of riding alone in copenhagen, but for their jews.
My ten year old and i just read it this weekend, and he enjoyed it just as much as my oldest kids. Her books feature young people thrust into situations that require them to make vital decisions and assume responsibilities far beyond their years. Devils bridge by cynthia defelice, paperback barnes. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, teachingbooks supports the first amendment and celebrates the right to read. Although defelices the strange night writing of jessamine colter prose is at times moralistic, she effectively conveys the battle between good and evil. Childrens author cynthia defelice explores themes of family, equality, fairness, and justice.574 1394 1174 1094 116 858 1178 1008 236 918 163 817 1012 1367 1499 607 1167 102 1458 321 1007 1313 400 873 1449 559 824 454 1124 395 462 815 1396 1112 290 1126