Cruising Through Research: Library Skills for Young Adults by John D. Volkman

By John D. Volkman

Educating study talents is a breeze with those enjoyable, reproducible classes! via a number of attractive tasks, scholars event and examine study recommendations that they could use all through their lives. in a single lesson, they take a treasure hunt method, consulting typical library fabrics equivalent to present Biography, Dictionary of yank heritage, Bartlett's established Quotations, and modern Authors, to discover solutions to a sequence of reference questions. In one other scholars write letters (term papers in hide) that describe intimately a destiny cruise. within the method they find out how to take notes and mix proof to supply an engaging paper and a correct bibliography. initiatives contain themes for technological know-how, international language, social technology, and language arts.

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Lilla liberates herself from the family establishment and successfully takes over the management of a canteen in a munitions factory. The sighting of a zeppelin during a train journey forces her into the care of Dare Carteret, who works in Intelligence. They spend an exhilarating evening driving into London and witnessing the fires that result from the zep attack. Having fallen ecstatically in love with him, Lilla marries Dare. But soon afterwards, Robert returns. She is left not knowing what to do.

But before she can be sent back, war breaks out. Edgar joins up and it is agreed that Freda will stay with her friends after all. She manages, while looking for the dog, to disturb a German outpost at a remote cottage. She is rewarded for her valour and ultimately returns home, with no other wish than to ‘be a comfort’ to her Great Aunt. , London: Hodder and Stoughton, 1917. The story of a little boy, Teddy, who grows up with his brother and sister in the nursery, then goes on to public school and then to architectural college.

She sees motherhood as a holy calling. The rest of the novel deals with her independent life in England, her secret, her own love for the child in the face of the repulsion felt by those who discover the truth. She is seen as an ‘ecstatic martyr… to be pitied, reverenced, but outside the pale of marriage’ (234). , 1916. Has an interesting preface by Miles Ignotus, who describes reading the novel while watching the gas shells bursting in Poperinghe, which he describes as ‘just casual cruelty, quite systematic…suddenly it occurred to me that Violet Hunt’s characters were Prussians’.

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