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Adam of the road

by Elizabeth Gray Vining

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  • 40 Currently reading

Published by Puffin Books in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in

    Places:
  • England
    • Subjects:
    • Minstrels -- Fiction,
    • Middle Ages -- Fiction,
    • England -- Fiction

    • About the Edition

      The adventures of eleven-year-old Adam as he travels the open roads of thirteenth-century England searching for his missing father, a minstrel, and his stolen red spaniel, Nick.

      Edition Notes

      Originally published: New York : Viking Press, 1942.

      Statementby Elizabeth Janet Gray ; illustrated by Robert Lawson.
      SeriesPuffin Newbery library
      ContributionsLawson, Robert, 1892-1957, ill.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsPZ7.V746 Ad 1987
      The Physical Object
      Pagination317 p. :
      Number of Pages317
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2387450M
      ISBN 10014032464X
      LC Control Number87016506

      Adam is attending school in the Abbey of St. Alban. Adam's father, Roger, left Adam at St. Alban five months ago in order to attend minstrel school. According to the text, Roger is already a famed. About Adam of the Road (Puffin Modern Classics) A Newbery Medal Winner Awarded the John Newbery Medal as “the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children” in the year of its publication. “A road’s a kind of holy thing,” said Roger the Minstrel to his son, Adam.

      Winner of the Newbery Medal, this is an authentic novel about an eight-year-old Navaho boy's training as a medicine man. This leaves young Adam alone on the roads to take care of himself, using his harp and minstrel skills to gain food and shelter as he seeks his lost puppy and father. We offer two versions of the book, with identical content and illustrations. The only difference involves the book covers.

      Adam of the Road is a gentle adventure. It's an adventure because eleven-year-old Adam wanders alone through fields, forests, and cities, in freezing weather, without adequate food or clothing or money. It's gentle because despite the actual and potential dangers and hardships of Adam's journey, the story is never really scary or upsetting/5(41). "A road's a kind of holy thing," said Roger the Minstrel to his son, Adam. "That's why it's a good work to keep a road in repair, like giving alms to the poor or tending the sick. It's /5(9).


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Adam of the road by Elizabeth Gray Vining Download PDF EPUB FB2

Adam of the Road is a gentle adventure. It's an adventure because eleven-year-old Adam wanders alone through fields, forests, and cities, in freezing weather, without adequate food or clothing or money. It's gentle because despite the actual and potential dangers and hardships of Adam's journey, the story is never really scary or by: 4.

Adam of the Road is the story of a couple of years in the life of a young boy who is a minstrel in training in England in the late s. Adams father Roger is a quite successful minstrel who has left/5.

Adam of the Road is a gentle adventure. It's an adventure because eleven-year-old Adam wanders alone through fields, forests, and cities, in freezing weather, without adequate food or clothing or money.

It's gentle because despite the actual and potential dangers and hardships of Adam's journey, the story is never really scary or upsetting/5(73).

Adam of the Road by Elizabeth Janet Gray in a Newbery Award winner for Here we meet Adam, a boy of 11 who is a minstrel’s son in the thirteenth century in England. When we meet Adam, he is staying at a monastery while awaiting his father, Roger, to pick him up after Roger travels to France for his job.

"A road's a kind of holy thing," said Roger the Minstrel to his son, Adam. "That's why it's a good work to keep a road in repair, like giving alms to the poor or tending the sick.

It's open to the sun and wind and rain. It brings all kinds of people and all parts of England together. Librarian and children’s book author Elizabeth Janet Gray Vining published her Newbery Medal-winning novel, Adam of the Road, in Illustrated by Robert Lawson, the only person to have ever won both a Newbery Award and a Caldecott Medal (for Rabbit Hill and They Were Strong and Good, respectively), the novel follows the travels of a preteen boy in thirteenth-century England.

Adam of the Road By Elizabeth Janet Gray Synopsis “I want to go with you,” Adam tells his father. But the roads of early England were home to bands of thieves and robber knights – not just to minstrels like Adam and his father.

Before their journey had hardly begun, Adam’s beloved dog, Nick, is stolen and his father disappears. Adam of the road by Vining, Elizabeth Gray, ; Lawson, Robert,ill. Publication date Topics Minstrels, Middle Ages, Minstrels, Middle Ages Publisher Internet Archive Books.

American Libraries. Uploaded by paul nguyen on Pages:   I felt a little like that reading Adam of the Road, a classic Newberry winner from Adam Quartermayne, an eleven-year-old son of a minstrel, loses his dog.

Then in the course of searching, he loses his father. Father and son search all over 13th-century England for one another. Winner of the Newbery Medal, this medieval-story has captured the imaginations of generations of readers.

Adam is 11 years old and son of Roger the Minstrel. When his father disappears and his beloved dog is stolen, Adam searches the roads, fairs, and market towns of Brand: Penguin Random House. Adam, a loves to travel with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his dog, Nick. They travel together through 13th-century England until one day, Adam's father and dog disappear.

He searches far and wide, meeting interesting people along the way, but fears he will never seem them again. Explore classroom activities, puzzles, teacher resources and enrichment pdfs for. "Adam of the Road" is daunting, no question. Kids who have no difficulties lugging huge Harry Potter sized tomes might quaver a little at the page density of this Newbery winner.

If they go so far as to actually begin to read the book, however, they might be pleasantly surprised to find it not only readable, but enjoyable to boot/5(50). Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel throughout thirteenthcentury England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his dog, Nick.

But when Nick is stolen and his father disappears, Adam suddenly finds himself alone. He searches the same roads he traveled with his father, meeting various people along the way/5(33).

Publisher Summary Eleven-year-old Adam loved to travel throughout thirteenthcentury England with his father, a wandering minstrel, and his dog, Nick.

But when Nick is stolen and his father disappears, Adam suddenly finds himself alone. He searches the same roads he traveled with his father, meeting various people along the : Elizabeth Janet Gray. Adam of the Road is a gentle adventure. It's an adventure because eleven-year-old Adam wanders alone through fields, forests, and cities, in freezing weather, without adequate food or clothing or money.

It's gentle because despite the actual and potential dangers and hardships of Adam's journey. Adam of the Road Summary & Study Guide Description. Adam of the Road Summary & Study Guide includes comprehensive information and analysis to help you understand the book.

This study guide contains the following sections. ‘The road is the home of the minstrel,’ is an oft-quoted line by Roger. The main conflict revolves around the theft of Adam’s dog which results in Adam getting separated from his father.

Over the course of a year we see Adam grow from a self-centered boy to. Download Adam Of The Road in PDF and EPUB Formats for free. Adam Of The Road Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. About this Item: Walter J.

Black, Inc Pub, Condition: Good. Classic Club. Former Library book. Shows some signs of wear, and may have some markings on the inside.

Seller Inventory #. Elizabeth Janet Gray's Adam of the Road is a Newbery Award winning children's novel depicting life in Medieval England with rich detail. The novel sends the year-old protagonist Adam. "A road's a kind of holy thing," said Roger the Minstrel to his son, Adam.

"That's why it's a good work to keep a road in repair, like giving alms to the poor or tending the sick. It's open to the sun and wind and rain. It brings all kinds of people and all parts of England together.Who is the brother/sister that Adam meets?

Hugh and Margery de Lisle: What does Adam call Hugh? Sir Honeycomb: Who had constructed the road? the Romans: How is the road a holy thing?

(see the last page of chapter 4) Who lets Adam ride in the carriage for a while? Lady Richenda: Describe Lady Richenda and her carriage (pages ). Who was Sir. About Elizabeth Gray Vining Elizabeth Janet Gray () was born and grew up in Philadelphia.

She graduated from Bryn Mawr College, and in the years that followed, under the names Elizabeth Janet Gray and Elizabeth Gray Vining, she wrote many books for adults and children, including the Newbery Award winner Adam of the Road/5(8K).