Author: Rebecca Gilleland
Publisher: Progeny Press; loose-leaf format (in clear-front presentation folder)
Grade: Elementary School
Progeny Press Study Guides provide teachers, parents, and students with questions and comparisons from the firm, and timeless, foundation of the Bible. Their study guides deal with literature as works of art and philosophy; explain and use literary terms, and deal with plot construction; dig into why the characters act, believe, and feel as they do and examine what the Bible says in similar circumstances. Easy-to-use lessons include vocabulary exercises, comprehension and analysis, critical thinking, questions on related Biblical principles, activities, plus a complete answer key.
The Minstrel in the Tower
Author: Gloria Skurzynski
Period: France, 1195; Fiction
When Roger's and Alice's mother falls dangerously ill, she sends them on a quest to find an uncle they never knew they had. Things become complicated when they are captured by outlaws, and their lute--the only proof of their identity--is stolen. Can they escape from the tower, recover the lute, and convince their uncle who they are in time to save their mother?