Encouraged by the success of her first book, defelice left library work and embarked on a career as a fulltime writer, continuing to alternate novels for older readers with picture books for the younger set. Ala notable childrens book an american bookseller pick of the. Cynthia defelice reads from her book bringing ezra back youtube. Cynthia defelice audiobooks download instantly today. Listen to cynthia defelice read from her childrens book bringing ezra back. The book weasel is a five star book about a boy who is haunted in his dreams about a blood thirsty man who is refered to as weasel. Dad heads out for a couple of hours to grab food and firewood and things like that, but soon turns there dad is gone for days. Her books have been nominated for an edgar allan poe award and listed as american library association notable childrens books and bank street best childrens books of the year, among numerous other honors. Discover book depositorys huge selection of cynthia c defelice books online. Her novels are written for children at the reading level of ages nine to twelve. Cynthia defelice simple english wikipedia, the free. Although defelice s the strange night writing of jessamine colter. Set in ohio, in 1839, the book explores the concept of evil, guilt and the need for revenge. Check out all the wonderful young adult novels by cynthia defelice.
Roger sutton, writing in the bulletin of the center for childrens books, dubbed the story sentimental in the best sense. Maybe its okay for those who love scary movies or horror books, but it was absolutely terrible for my nineyearold self. She has written 16 novels and 12 picture books for young readers. Weasel by cynthia defelice is one of those great books for kids that i read to all five of my children. The main characters are ezra, nathan, nathans dad and weasel. Cynthia defelice 1951 biography personal, addresses. Then you can start reading kindle books on your smartphone, tablet, or. Weasel has 4 available editions to buy at half price books marketplace. Encouraged by the success of her first book, defelice left library work and embarked on a career as a fulltime writer, continuing to alternate novels for older readers with picture books for. She has written 16 novels, and 12 picture books for young readers. Although defelices the strange night writing of jessamine colter. The name has haunted my sleep and made my awake hours uneasy for as long as i can remember. What is the theme of weasel by cynthia defelice answers. This lesson introduces the plot and characters of cynthia defelice s childrens novel weasel.
Her books have been nominated for an edgar allen poe award and listed as american library association notable childrens books and bank street best childrens book of the year, among numerous other honors. The character nathan contemplated killing him, but then decides. Weasel by cynthia c defelice, 97803807585, available at book depository with free delivery worldwide. The apprenticeship of lucas whitaker bringing ezra back death at devils bridge devils bridge fort the ghost and mrs. Short stories for young hunters michael waguespack. Cynthia defelice books, biography, contact information. When nathans father is attacked by weasel, nathan takes the law into his own hands. Click to read more about weasel by cynthia defelice. Dancing skeleton, illustrated by robert andrew parker atheneum books, 1989, isbn 0027264521.
Cynthia defelice is the author of many bestselling books for young readers, including the ghost of fossil glen, wild life, signal, the missing manatee, and weasel. It includes vocabulary and comprehension student work for chapters, along with a character analysis activity, and all answer keys. The book called weasel, by cynthia defelice, is a jaw dropping mysterious book full of traveling and culture. The setting and where it takes place is ohio in 1839. Weasel by defelice, cynthia carol hursts childrens literature site. Trivas, irene and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. A mystery about fishing and family cynthia defelice. Weasel, atheneum 1990, isbn 0027264572 1993 sequoyah book award winner. This longanticipated sequel to her novel weasel is a masterful adventure story, in. In striving to enrich the lives of all readers, teachingbooks supports the first amendment and celebrates the right to read. Our rbdigital platform distributes the broadest array of digital content typesincluding audiobooks, video, magazines, ebooks, education, and entertainmentall in one powerful app. Other children whisper that he is part man and part animal wild and. In 1839, deep in the ohio woods, a boys life is changed forever by two people. A french folktale by defelice, cynthia c demarsh, mary.
Cynthia defelice born in 1951 in philadelphia, pennsylvania is an american childrens book writer. Ala notable childrens book an american bookseller pick of the lists a school library journal best book a notable childrens book in the field of social studies winner of the oklahoma sequoyah award childrens book. Cynthia carter defelice born 1951 is an american childrens writer. Librarything is a cataloging and social networking site for booklovers. Sameday shipping for instock items ordered before 2.
Childrens author cynthia defelice explores themes of family, equality, fairness, and justice. Why weasel activities are your students about to read weasel, by cynthia defelice. This is a 5 page free sample from my common core aligned book study for weasel, by cynthia defelice. Open library is an initiative of the internet archive, a 501c3 nonprofit, building a digital library of internet sites and other cultural artifacts in digital form. Weasel 1990 is a riveting and fastpaced pioneer adventure. Weasel book by cynthia c defelice half price books marketplace. Oct 31, 2008 in 1839, deep in the ohio woods, a boys life is changed forever by two people. The book succeeeds in building tension and revealing thoughtprovok. Weasel by cynthia defelice 1991, paperback for sale online. Jan 14, 2000 recorded books is the largest independent producer of audiobooks in the world. Cynthia defelice is a published author of childrens books and young adult books. My ten year old and i just read it this weekend, and he enjoyed it just as much as my oldest kids. We will explore the historical context of ohio in 1839 and learn about the harrowing journey of 11.
Defelice has 31 books on goodreads with 15401 ratings. Cynthia defelice is the author of many bestselling books for young readers, including the ghost of fossil glen, signal, the missing manatee, and weasel. Discover delightful childrens books with prime book box, a subscription that delivers new books. The book is a wonderful one for teaching about history, and it also touches on timeless themes such as family. Defelice, including the ghost of fossil glen, and weasel, and more on. Weasel by cynthia defelice and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at. Weasel cynthia defelice paperback harpercollins publishers. Some of the published credits of cynthia defelice include weasel, the missing manatee, the ghost of poplar point ghost mysteries, and the apprenticeship of lucas whitaker. It only has some vulgar language and partial cannabilism. Hobbs the ghost of cutler creek the ghost of fossil glen the light on hogback hill the ghost of poplar point lostmans river missing manatee.
This makes a perfect no prep book companion, and is great for wh. September 1840 marks five months since twelveyearold nathan fowlers lifethreatening encounter with weasel. Nathan is brought face to face with an evil killer, weasel, an exindian fighter. The intended audience for her novels is children of reading ages nine to twelve. Sep 11, 2008 weasel by cynthia defelice is one of those great books for kids that i read to all five of my children. Founded in 1997, has become a leading book price comparison site. Wed love you to buy this book, and hope you find this page convenient in locating a place of purchase. Browse author series lists, sequels, pseudonyms, synopses, book covers, ratings and awards. Cynthia defelice is the author of many bestselling books, including the ghost of fossil glen, signal, the missing manatee, and weasel. This book is excellent it is good for kid under age 12. An american bookseller pick of the lists, and a school library journal best book, weasel is filled with danger and suspense.1224 827 1463 1034 831 601 779 914 1067 1532 742 555 1163 421 553 376 1055 1033 703 1180 282 1456 748 1139 678 222 553 66 1339 526 697 189 70 422 589 301 730 1445 1021 862 1384 1100 1490 1259