Remember Me
OR

 
Joan of Arc
AUTHOR
ILLUSTRATOR
 
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TYPE
 
AGE
Children's - Grade 3-4, Age 8-9 
READABILITY
6.0 
PAGES
1 v. (unpaged)  
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ISBN 9780064437486
Publisher Summary
A biography of the fifteenth-century peasant girl who led a French army to victory against the English and was burned at the stake for witchcraft.

Against the fascinating tapestry of Frances history during the Hundred Years' War, Diane Stanley unfolds the story of the simple thirteen-year-old village girl who in Just a few years would lead France to independence from English rule, and thus become a symbol of France's national pride. It is a story of vision and bravery, fierce determination, and tragic martyrdom. Diane Stanley's extraordinary gift to present historical information in an accessible and child-friendly format has never been more impressive, nor her skillful, beautifully realized illustrations (here imitating medieval illuminated manuscripts) more exquisite.
 
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