Spillebeen does a remarkable job of retelling the story of john. December 2005 colleen mondor fiction kiplings choice by geert spillebeen. Published credits of geert spillebeen include kiplings choice. However, it didnt attract me at all once id started. As an alternative, the kindle ebook is available now and can be read on any device with. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading age 14. Age 14 hardcover by geert spillebeen, terese edelstein translated by hmh books for young readers, 9780547053424, 224pp. He was the only son of the worldfamous author, rudyard kipling, who pulled. Through the novel of renowned local author geert spillebeen english translation, we are able to walk in the footsteps of this boy soldier and read out extracts. The age of innocence cliffsnotes study guides book. Discount prices on books by geert spillebeen, including titles like age 14. Childrens books, history, military, literature and fiction grade levels. Authors information kiplings choice by geert spillebeen. Center for childrens literature age 14 by geert spillebeen a fictionalized account of an irish child soldier, patrick condon, who died when he was age 14 in world war i, age 14 was originally published.
The book age 14 italics, by geert spillebeen, was not only heartwarming, but also very exciting. See more ideas about world war, war and world war one. Published october 19th 2009 by hmh books for young readers first. If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author. Dean hughes is the author of more than eighty books for young readers, including the popular sports series angel park allstars, the scrappers series, the nutty series, the widely acclaimed. Age 14 kindle edition by spillebeen, geert, edelstein. Geert spillebeen books list of books by geert spillebeen. John kiplings untimely death, spillebeen portrays author rudyard kipling as a. It is 19, and twelveyearold patrick condon wants to escape his unexciting life in ireland. Another book by geert spillebeen has been translated into english. To edit or update the above biography on geert spillebeen, please log in or register.
Age 14 is another novel translated and published in america, canada and ireland. The author geert spillebeen is from belgium and has written numerous books and novels about the first world. Age 14 is another novel translated and published in america, canada and. Expertly selected books for 11, 12 and year old children.
John kipling was just one small officer in the great war, the war to end all wars. History is my passion and i thought this book would be a good read. Download it once and read it on your kindle device, pc, phones or tablets. Geert spillebeen lives in izegem, belgium, he is a journalist and a radio programmer. Age 14 hardcover october 19, 2009 by geert spillebeen author. The author for the book kiplings choice is geert spillebeen. The main character, patrick, has always dreamed of joining his countrys armed forces. Geert spillebeen is a published author of young adult books. Age 14 hardcover oct 19 2009 by geert spillebeen author, terese edelstein translator 5. Geert spillebeen lives in belgium and is a journalist. Geert spillebeens moving fictionalized account follows the true story of john kipling, a young man whose desire to live up to the family name threatens his very survival. Age 14 by geert spillebeen overdrive rakuten overdrive. I came to kiplings choice by geert spillebeen with a certain amount of knowledge.
His first book, kiplings choice, was a 2006 ala best book for young adults. Age 14 by geert spillebeen, translated by terese edelstein, is a historical novel about a young irish boy in world war i. Geert spillebeen lives in izegem, belgium, where he is a journalist and radio presenter. Buy age 14 by geert spillebeen, terese edelstein and read this book on kobos. Kiplings choice ebook by geert spillebeen rakuten kobo. The title of this book is age 14 and it was written by geert spillebeen, terese edelstein translator. Geert spillebeen, author, terese edelstein, translator, trans. The book age 14 italics, by geert spillebeen, was not only heartwarming, but also. Geert spillebeen is an author and journalist who lives in belgium. I was initially drawn to the book because of the time period. Read age 14 by geert spillebeen available from rakuten kobo. It was written by geert spillebeen and was translated into english by terese edelstein. Geert spillebeen author geert spillebeen is an author and journalist who lives in belgium.
Geert spillebeen author terese edelstein translator. Age 14 is his second novel published with houghton mifflin childrens books. Geert spillebeens books geert spillebeen average rating. Search hello select your address select your address.
Title age 14 published in usa and ireland this is the true story of the youngest casualty in world war 1, an irish boy of nearly. World war iteen fiction, historical fiction teen fiction, books. My books are translations from dutch, which is my language. Meet 29 inspiring people and discover their mental health stories the book is a bright and, at. Hes big and tough for his 12 years, and he feels ready, so he runs away to enlist in the irish militia, upping his age five years and claiming his older brother johns. Geert spillebeen books, biography, contact information. He wrote this book because he was always fascinated with. Historical fiction books for teens ya historical fiction. The tale is presented as historical fiction, but some authors notes at the back of the book leads me to believe that this is based on actual events. Age 14 kindle edition by spillebeen, geert, edelstein, terese. The teenager who had lived his life in comfort and whose greatest concern had been pleasing his father now faced a much greater challengestaying alive in his first battle.
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