Free Download [History Book] ✓ Snorri and the Strangers - by Nathaniel Benchley Don Bolognese ✓


  • Title: Snorri and the Strangers
  • Author: Nathaniel Benchley Don Bolognese
  • ISBN: 9780060204570
  • Page: 181
  • Format: Hardcover

  • Norse settlers in the New World encounter hostile natives and finally decide to return to their home land From inside book flap Snorri was born in North America than a thousand years ago His parents had come there from Greenland with other settlers Snorri learned to fish, and to hunt He also asked his parents questions Where did you come from Where is GreenlaNorse settlers in the New World encounter hostile natives and finally decide to return to their home land From inside book flap Snorri was born in North America than a thousand years ago His parents had come there from Greenland with other settlers Snorri learned to fish, and to hunt He also asked his parents questions Where did you come from Where is Greenland He wondered what Greenland was like One day, while Snorri was looking at the sea, strange men came paddling up They traded with the Norsemen, and everyone was happy Then something happened to frighten the strangers They went away, and they came back ready to fight But Snorri did not mind because of this, he would have an answer to his questions about Greenland In this exciting History I CAN READ book, Nathaniel Benchley recreates what it was like to be the youngest settler in a new land Don Bolognese s exuberant pictures capture the humor and action of the story.
    Nathaniel Benchley Don Bolognese
    Born in Newton, Massachusetts to a literary family, he was the son of Gertrude Darling and Robert Benchley 1889 1945 , the noted American writer, humorist, critic, actor, and one of the founders of the Algonquin Round Table in New York City.Nathaniel Benchley was the highly respected author of many children s juvenile books that provided learning for the youthful readers with stories of various animals or through the book s historical settings Benchley dealt with diverse locales and topics such as Bright Candles , which recounts the experiences of a 16 year old Danish boy during the German occupation of his country in World War II and Small Wolf , a story about a Native American boy who meets white men on the island of Manhattan and learns that their ideas about land are different from those of his own peoples.Film director producer, Norman Jewison made Benchley s 1961 novel The Off Islanders into a motion picture titled The Russians Are Coming, the Russians Are Coming for which he received the nomination for an Academy Award for Writing Adapted Screenplay He was a close friend of actor Humphrey Bogart and wrote his biography in 1975.Benchley s novel Welcome to Xanadu was made into the 1975 motion picture Sweet Hostage.His elder son, Peter Benchley 1940 2006 , was a writer best known for writing the novel Jaws and the screenplay of the 1975 Steven Spielberg film made from it His younger son, Nat Benchley, is a writer and actor who has portrayed his grandfather, Robert Benchley, in a one man, semi biographical stage show, Benchley Despite Himself The show was a compilation of Robert Benchley s best monologues, short films, radio rantings and pithy pieces as recalled, edited, and acted by his grandson Nat, and combined with family reminiscences and friends perspectives Nathaniel Benchley died in 1981 in Boston, Massachusetts and was interred in the family plot at Prospect Hill Cemetery in Nantucket.


    Commentaires:

    Edwina Callan
    This early reader book from the 1970s had me wiping laughter induced tears more than once!When the Brunhilde-ish woman "suddenly, ripped off her blouse, beat her chest with the flat of the sword, and rushed at the strangers, screeching like a wildcat!", and earlier, when they first saw the "strangers", someone remarked "I hope they are friendly", she replied with, "If they are not, we will beat them on the head." I lost it!I really needed this comic relief after reading so many *dark* books lat [...]

    Cheryl
    Ordered because it's N. Benchley, but, really, it is just a leveled reader and could have been written (and, for that matter, illustrated) by just about anyone. An excerpt from a saga, with an author's note pointing out that we know very little about "ideas and impressions." However, we are quite sure the Norse had at least one failed settlement, so the 'facts' are likely true. My copy an ex-library book with lots of stamps over the span of more than a decade. Interesting in that it's of an hist [...]

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