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Beyond the Myth: The Story of Joan of Arc
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Demco Media
Publication date September 1, 1999
Binding Reinforced
Book category Juvenile Non-Fiction
ISBN-13 9780606173643
ISBN-10 0606173641
Dimensions 1 by 6.25 by 9.50 in.
Weight 0.80 lbs.
Availability§ Out of Print
Original list price $17.83
Other format details juvenile
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Summary
Places the life of the fifteenth-century girl who has become a French national symbol within the social, religious, and political context of her time (view table of contents)
Amazon.com description: Product Description:
The king was going mad . . . So begins Polly Schoyer Brooks's account of one of history's most compelling stories and one of the world's most popular heroines-Joan of Arc. Brooks tells us of a fifteenth-century France ravaged by war, plague, and religious conflict; of a king who suffered fits of madness and his weak son who made a disappointing successor; and of a peasant girl from the countryside who accomplished what appeared to be miracles by rallying the dispirited French nation with her desire to see the rightful king rule. Little more than a year after her astounding triumphs-uniting the nation and securing the throne for Charles VII with her victory over the English at Orlean-nineteen-year-old Joan was imprisoned on charges of witchcraft and sorcery, tried for heresy, and burned at the stake. Polly Schoyer Brooks's detailed narrative unveils the spirited young woman who became a patron saint and continues to inspire courage and faith.


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Hardcover
Book cover for 9780397324224
 
from Lippincott Williams & Wilkins (June 1, 1990)
9780397324224 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.95 lbs | List price $16.00
About: Places the life of the fifteenth-century girl who has become a French national symbol within the social, religious, and political context of her time
Paperback
Book cover for 9780395981382
 
from Houghton Mifflin (October 25, 1999)
9780395981382 | details & prices | 5.75 × 8.75 × 0.50 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.65 lbs | List price $8.95
About: Places the life of the fifteenth-century girl who has become a French national symbol within the social, religious, and political context of her time
Library
Book cover for 9780397324231
 
from Harpercollins (June 1, 1990)
9780397324231 | details & prices | 6.50 × 9.25 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 1.10 lbs | List price $15.89
About: Places the life of the fifteenth-century girl who has become a French national symbol within the social, religious, and political context of her time
Reinforced
Book cover for 9780606173643
 
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from Demco Media (September 1, 1999)
9780606173643 | details & prices | 6.25 × 9.50 × 1.00 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.80 lbs | List price $17.83
About: Places the life of the fifteenth-century girl who has become a French national symbol within the social, religious, and political context of her time
Prebinding
Book cover for 9781439502402
 
Reprint edition from Paw Prints (June 26, 2008)
9781439502402 | details & prices | 6.00 × 9.25 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 7-9 | 0.84 lbs | List price $17.95
This edition also contains Beyond the Myth: The Story of Joan of Arc

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