Writing & Grammar 8 Web Links
Chapter 1 — Shadow of a Bull (Newbery Award Winner)
- Newbery Medal—Homepage of the Newbery Medal. Also look at the Newberry section on the left.
Information on Spain
- The CIA World Factbook: Spain—Overview of Spain
- Bullfighting in Spain—Interesting information with some photos
Chapter 2 — Little Town on the Prairie
- Laura Ingalls Wilder—About the author
- Little House—About the characters
- Walnut Grove—Museum information (Walnut Grove, Minnesota)
Chapter 3 — Vinegar Boy
- Wine of Morning, produced by Unusual Films—recounts the death of Christ and its impact on a specific person.
Chapters 4 and 5— But Not Forsaken and Up a Road Slowly
- Educational Paperback Association—Top 100 authors’ biographies (Grades 9-12)
- See another work by Hunt, Across Five Aprils
Chapter 6 — Twice Freed
- Patricia St. John Tells Her Own Story—Background for the story
Chapter 7 — Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
- Jules Verne—Biography of Jules Verne and his other writings
- Underwater Discovery—Information on underwater exploration
Chapter 8 — A Will to Learn
- See BJU Press Book: Free Indeed
- Charles A. Tindley on the Lower Shore—Biography of Tindley
- Charles A. Tindley on the Cyber Hymnal—Biography of Tindley with hymn listing
Chapter 9 — “Two Look at Two”
- Robert Frost—Detailed biography of Robert Frost
- The Pulitzer Prizes—see history of the prize and winners especially Robert Frost (1924, 1931, 1937, and 1943)
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