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 Whipping Boy
Author: Sid Fleischman
Period: 1600's - 1700's Europe; Fiction
Newbery Award Winner (1987)
This high-paced story begins with the prince making trouble-again-and Jemmy, the royal whipping boy, receiving the prince's punishment-again. Jemmy figures he might as well learn proper manners and how to read and write, even if the prince won't. But when "Prince Brat" decides to run away, what can Jemmy do but go along and try to keep the prince and himself alive?