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Ellen Foster

Author : Kaye Gibbons
ISBN : 9781616203085
Genre : Fiction
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Winner of the American Academy of Arts and Letters' Sue Kaufman Prize for First Fiction and of the Ernest Hemingway Foundation's Citation for Fiction. An eleven-year-old heroine tells her unforgettable story with honesty, perceptivity, humor, and unselfconscious heroism. "The honesty of thought and eye and feeling and word!"--Eudora Welty; "A lovely, breathtaking, sometimes heart-wrenching first novel."--Walker Percy. A LITERARY GUILD SELECTION.

The Life All Around Me By Ellen Foster

Author : Kaye Gibbons
ISBN : 9780547541433
Genre : Fiction
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In this sequel to Gibbons’s beloved classic Ellen Foster, Ellen, now fifteen, is settled into a permanent home with a new mother. Strengthened by adversity and blessed with enough intelligence to design a salvation for herself, she still feels ill at ease. But while she holds fast to the shreds of her child­hood—humoring her best friend, Stuart, who is determined to marry her; and protecting her old neighbor, slow-witted Starletta—she begins to negotiate her way into a larger world. With a singular mix of perspicacity, naïveté, and compas­sion, Ellen draws us into her life and makes us fall in love with her all over again.

Ellen Foster

Author : Kaye Gibbons
ISBN : 9781616203023
Genre : Fiction
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Having suffered abuse and misfortune for much of her life, a young child searches for a better life and finally gets a break in the home of a loving woman with several foster children.

A Study Guide For Kaye Gibbons S Ellen Foster

Author : Gale, Cengage Learning
ISBN : 9781410335760
Genre : Literary Criticism
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A Study Guide for Kaye Gibbons's "Ellen Foster," excerpted from Gale's acclaimed Novels for Students.This concise study guide includes plot summary; character analysis; author biography; study questions; historical context; suggestions for further reading; and much more. For any literature project, trust Novels for Students for all of your research needs.

Templar S Prophecy

Author : Ellen Foster
ISBN : 9781304447739
Genre : Fiction
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The Lady Apollonia of Aust, medieval sleuth and wealthy daughter of an earl, faces widowhood for the third time. She chooses to guarantee her sovereignty by vowing to become a Bride of Christ, declaring that she will live a [email protected] life but remain in the world. @Her household takes up residence in Cirencester. There they encounter an ongoing power struggle between the local Augustinian Abbey and the townspeople. After centuries of the [email protected] declaration of being lord of the manor, the people of Cirencester search for ways to stop the [email protected] abuses of power against the town. @Upon her arrival the Lady learns that, in the absence of the abbot, the abbey is being run by its prior, an evil living canon. He is known to abuse his power as a manipulative predator without a shred of human compassion or call to Christian ministry. @Lady Apollonia is not only forced to deal with murder, she finds herself under attack by one whose muddled mind regards her as the source of evil.

Effigy Of The Cloven Hoof

Author : Ellen Foster
ISBN : 9781257245291
Genre : Fiction
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The opening pages of this historical mystery novel carry the reader into the midst of a demonic storm raging on the banks of the Severn River in Gloucestershire, England, in the early autumn of the year 1400. Unknown to the household of Lady Apollonia of Aust a tidal bore has surged up the Severn Estuary leaving in its wake a pre-dawn tide of dead lepers. One decapitated body discovered in a tidal pool is revealed to be an ancient adversary of the Lady. This is the first book in the Lady Apollonia West Country Mysteries.

Literature Companion Ellen Foster

Author : History World
ISBN : 9781329057647
Genre : Fiction
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Ellen, the protagonist, is relatively uneducated, but she is highly ambitious and clever. It is presumed that the novel is set in the late 1970s. Ellen Foster, an eleven-year-old girl, is the title character and the narrator of the novel. At the beginning of the novel, it is revealed that Ellen’s mother committed suicide by overdosing on her medication. Now Ellen must find herself a loving home and a family to adopt her. Literature Companion: Ellen Foster Copyright Chapter One: Introduction Chapter Two: Plot Overview Chapter Three: Characters Chapter Four: Complete Summary Chapter Five: Critical Analysis

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