Author: Cornelia Funke
Kind of Book: Historical fiction
Characters: Bo, Prosper, Scipio (Thief Lord), Victor Getz, Ida Spavento, Barbarossa,
Conte, Morosina, Aunt Esther, Uncle Max, Hornet, Riccio, Mosca, Dottor Massimo,
and other servants and animals.
Summary: The Thief Lord...
accepts Barbossa's mysterious job from "The Conte", he gets a picture of a wooden wing from a magical Merry-Go-Round and an address. He's set to rob Ida Spavento, a photographer and former orphan herself. Victor, the detective following Prosper and Bos trail, catches onto the Thief Lords plans and follows...
The novel is divided into three sections narrated by three different Native American women: Rayona, Christine, and Ida. Rayona's narrative begins at the hospital, where she is playing cards with her mother, Christine, who drinks heavily and is frequently hospitalized. Rayona's father, Elgin, arrives...
Michael Dorris divides the novel A Yellow Raft in Blue Water into three sections narrated by three different Native American women: Rayona, Christine, and Ida. First introduced is teen-aged Rayona, whose mother Christine is dying of too much drinking and high living. Rayona was abandoned by her mother and had...
and Sarkisian attempt to examine extended families ties between different racial groups.And in Roger Jack’s “An Indian Story “ and Melvin Dixon’s “Aunt Ida Pieces a Quilt”, issues affecting families were they are black and latino and presented through the views of individuals in a non-traditional set-up...
1929. Four months before her birth her daddy
William Burl Franklin was killed in a car accident leaving Ida Franklin his wife with five
children and one on the way. When Edna was born her mother Ida Franklin wanted her to be
named after her father so she was named Edna Berl Franklin. Her childhood...
was released. This statement reiterated the treatment of the black race since
1865. Many notable figures in history signed "The Call" , e.g., Ida Wells
Barnett, Jane Adams, W.E.B. DuBois and John Dewey. In a matter of two months,
another conference was held. As a result of that conference,...
Cornelia. The Thief Lord. New York: Scholastic Inc., 2000. 345
A3. The Thief Lord is about two brothers, who live with their aunt and uncle. When Esther and Max want to adopt Bo after their mother's death so the boys decide to run away to Venice, Italy. The boys arrive in Venice...
you all in danger,’ he signed. ‘Sorry Zeke, sorry, son.’ I make a wrong decision.
I grew alarmed. Will we going to die?
Then the wind dropped. The IDA PENROSE continues to pitch and yaw strongly, it was like it was going to break it to half, but the howling was gone from our ears. We were in the windless...
I graduated Ida High School in Ida, Michigan in June 2003. I played on the school’s football and baseball program. This helped define many of the skills I use today. It molded me into a highly competitive person, as well as showing the hard work I needed to accomplish to be successful in everything that...
Ida B. Wells was born on July 16, 1862 in she died on March 25, 1931. Ida B. Well parents were a slave she was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in she died in Chicago, Illinois. She was an African-American journalist, newspapers editor with her husband James. Her father was James Wells he was a carpenter...
Ida Wells Barnett
Ida Wells-Barnett was born in Holly Springs, Mississippi in 1862. She was the oldest of eight children. Ida was born of slaves, but her parents were able to support eight children. Her mother was a famous cook, and her father was a skilled carpenter. When Ida was only fourteen...
herself a worldwide reputation, which started in -- where else? -- the Florida Keys, from whence come the tiny limes that gave the pie its name.
Aunt Sally, a cook for Florida’s first self-made millionaire, ship salvager William Curry, gets the credit for making the first Key lime pie in the late...
upbringing came from his Aunt Greta. Aunt Greta raising him, teaching him his culture, values, and where he should plan on attending college. All of which were expected to come from his parents. Did he grow up any different from anyone else for the fact he was raised by his Aunt? The author in fact had...
loved them both and he knew that they loved him. Both of his parents have been together for as long as he can remember, and his Aunt Helen lived with the family also.
He held Aunt Helen very near and dear to his heart, because she loved him and paid a love of attention to him. But she passed away in a...
purpose of this speech is to inform my audience of sweet grass baskets; how they are made, and what they were used for.
I. Ms. Ida, a woman of family values, and a woman that is deeply rooted in her culture said to me, “I have been making sweet grass baskets for over fifty years...
Ida B. Wells Anti-Lynching Campaign
Ida B. Wells was a well-established journalist who lived during the late 19th century and the early 20th century. She was born in Mississippi in 1862 to James and Elizabeth Wells, who were enslaved until the Emancipation Proclamation. When Ida was 16, both of...
of a Chinese Working Woman, Ida Pruitt
Carol De Leon
April 4, 2006
Historical Methods 2003.005
Death is one of the main reoccurring themes in the book The Autobiography of a Chinese Working Woman by Ida Pruitt. Death is a catalyst...
rights and “help keep them in their place”. Anti-lynching activists had many different ideas on how to resolve this problem. Two such activists were Ida Wells and Booker T. Washington. Their ideas were similar yet different. They both thought that Afro-Americans should help themselves, yet had different...
Ida B. Wells: Courageous Success
The Harlem Renaissance was a time period that began after World War I and lasted until the middle of the 1930’s depression, this era refers to a time of written and artistic creativity among African Americans. During this movement creativity was brought...
back. In Michael Dorris’s novel, A Yellow Raft in Blue Water, Ida is a girl who entrusts in her young Aunt Clara with secrets from school to boys. When Clara reveals Ida’s hope about Willard Pretty Dog, the trust is broken; despite this, Ida still helps Clara and also creates herself a new certitude through...
ideas of justice do not correspond precisely with the law; thus, he champions the cause of social misfits such as Dolly Talbo, Riley Henderson, Sister Ida Honey, and Catherine Creek, who ,more than any other character in the movie, celebrates eccentricity. Fiercely loyal to the woman she calls "Dollyheart...
Aunt Ida Pieces a Quilt
by Melvin Dixon
They brought me some of his clothes. The hospital gown.
Those too-tight dungarees, his blue choir robe
with the gold sash. How that boy could sing!
His favorite color in a necktie. A Sunday shirt.
What I’m gonna do with all this stuff?
I can remember Junie...
things that occur in the forthcoming events, the is Michel who’s his father and a major pearling master in Broome his young sister Alice and his mother Ida, who is originally from London, and also Misty the young Japanese girl, that Hartley is in love with throughout the novel.
These are the characters...
with anger and wild outbursts. Duddy might be keeping her by her side because she probably looks or talks like his mother in a way. Example duddy Aunt Ida said in the novel that he is trying to find someone like his mother. Duddy learned important information about women kind from Yvette through the...
Ida B. Wells Biography
Ida B. Wells was born a slave in 1862 in Holly Springs, Missouri. She is the oldest daughter of James and Lizzie Wells. The Wells family along with all other slaves were freed six months after Ida’s birth thanks to the Emancipation Proclamation. The Wells family received lots...
The poem “Aunt Ida Pieces a Quilt” by Melvin Dixon is about a geriatric lady named Ida that makes a quilt for a boy named Junie who died from AVAILS. She acquires many different pieces of his apparel that denotes him and makes it into a quilt. This poem shows a bond between nephew and aunt. Every family...
religion and society addressing the deep complexities of finding one’s place and true identity. Munro uses throughout the two short stories, Princess Ida and Heirs of the Living Body, a thematic metaphor creating a depth and complexity within the “ordinary” mother. Through Munro’s characterization and...
era. He was the fifth of six children who redeceased him, except for earl who reside in England.
The deceased is the father of Cordinal, auline, Ida, Sharon, Delroy and James Beckford, Junior but a father to many.
No one would be able to understand and to be acquianted with death. So on Monday...
American children’s author, as a springboard. The lives of Ella Baker, Mary McLeod Bethune, Rosa Parks, Eleanor Roosevelt, Mary Church Terrell, and Ida Wells-Barnett lend themselves for study. The parameters for the unit will be narrowed by my role as a library media specialist, the age of the children...