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Beyond the myth: the story of Joan of Arc

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Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott,
Pub. Date:
c1990.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: UG - BL: 8.3 - AR Pts: 7
Lexile measure:
1100L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z
Description
The king was going mad . . . So begins Polly Schoyer Brooks's account of one of history's most compelling stories and one of the world's most popular heroines-Joan of Arc. Brooks tells us of a fifteenth-century France ravaged by war, plague, and religious conflict; of a king who suffered fits of madness and his weak son who made a disappointing successor; and of a peasant girl from the countryside who accomplished what appeared to be miracles by rallying the dispirited French nation with her desire to see the rightful king rule. Little more than a year after her astounding triumphs-uniting the nation and securing the throne for Charles VII with her victory over the English at Orlean-nineteen-year-old Joan was imprisoned on charges of witchcraft and sorcery, tried for heresy, and burned at the stake. Polly Schoyer Brooks's detailed narrative unveils the spirited young woman who became a patron saint and continues to inspire courage and faith.
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ISBN:
9780395981382
9780397324224
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 8.3, 7 Points
Lexile measure:
1100L
Fountas & Pinnell:
Z
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Last Grouping Update 2018-08-01 04:48:37AM
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subject_facet Christian saints -- France -- Biography -- Juvenile literature, France -- History -- Charles VII, 1422-1461 -- Juvenile literature, Joan of Arc, Joan, -- of Arc, Saint, -- 1412-1431 -- Juvenile literature, Saints, Women -- Biography
title_display Beyond the myth : the story of Joan of Arc
title_full Beyond the myth : the story of Joan of Arc / Polly Schoyer Brooks
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