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Sir Nigel By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Sir Nigel is a historical novel set during the early phase of the Hundred Years' War, spanning the years 1350 to 1356, by the British author Sir Arthur Conan Doyle. Written in 1906, it is a... More > fore-runner to Doyle's earlier novel The White Company, and describes the early life of that book's hero Nigel Loring, a knight in the service of King Edward III in the first phase of the Hundred Years' War. The character is loosely based on the historical knight Nele Loring.< Less
Sir Nigel By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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Sir Arthur Ignatius Conan Doyle DL (22 May 1859 – 7 July 1930) was a Scottish physician and writer who is most noted for his fictional stories about the detective Sherlock Holmes, which are... More > generally considered milestones in the field of crime fiction. He is also known for writing the fictional adventures of a second character he invented, Professor Challenger, and for popularising the mystery of the Mary Celeste. He was a prolific writer whose other works include fantasy and science fiction stories, plays, romances, poetry, non-fiction, and historical novels. -Wikipedia< Less
Sir Nigel By Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
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A historical romance and tale of adventure, set in England during the fourteenth century. Descendent of a noble family, Nigel Loring is the last of his race, and living alone with his aged... More > grand-mother, upon a small remnant of their great estate.< Less
Sir Up and Sir Down By Daniel Merrick, Ph.D.
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Sir Up discovers syrup in maple trees with the help of Sir Down. Concept reader for children grades 1 through 5. Dr. Merrick incorporates cooperation, nature, and the basic understandings of... More > direction into this delightful tale about two knights. Sure to become a classic for preschool and beginning reader bedtime stories.< Less
Life of Sir Isaac Newton By SIR DAVID BREWSTER
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SIR DAVID BREWSTER Life of Sir Isaac Newton Sir David Brewster, a distinguished physicist, was born at Jedburgh, on December 11, 1781. He was educated at Edinburgh University, and was licensed as a... More > clergyman of the Church of Scotland by the Presbytery of Edinburgh. Nervousness in the pulpit compelled him to retire from clerical life and devote himself to scientific work, and in 1808 he became editor of the "Edinburgh Encyclopaedia." His chief scientific interest was optics, and he invented the kaleidoscope, and improved Wheatstone's stereoscope by introducing the divided lenses. In 1815 he was elected a member of the Royal Society, and, later, was awarded the Rumford gold and silver medals for his discoveries in the polarisation of light. In 1831 he was knighted. From 1859 he held the office of Principal of Edinburgh University until his death on February 10, 1868. The "Life of Sir Isaac Newton" appeared in 1831, when it was first published in Murray's "Family Library."< Less
Sir Daniel By Jason Alexander
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How will Sir Daniel stop the fire-breathing dragon from wreaking havoc?
Sir Gibbie By George MacDonald
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Sir Gibbie is an 1879 novel by the Scottish author George MacDonald. It is notable for its Doric dialogue, but has been criticised, especially by members of the Scottish Renaissance, for being part... More > of the kailyard movement. Despite this there are far more who claim the book paints a fair view of urban as well as rural life. The book doesn't seem to dwell as long on physical geography as it does on the spiritual geography of the soul.MacDonald's editor, Elizabeth Yates wrote of Sir Gibbie, "It moved me the way books did when, as a child, the great gates of literature began to open and first encounters with noble thoughts and utterances were unspeakably thrilling. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sir_Gibbie Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book.< Less
Sir Knight By Michael Blankenship
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A child waits for rescue. A boy dreams of knighthood. Evil seeks to destroy them both. Andrew spends his days parading through the family farm, practicing for the day when he will become a knight of... More > the King. But when bandits destroy his home, Andrew finds himself cast out; isolated as he wanders a hostile city. Nothing is as he dreamed it would be. Andrew embarks on a journey of self- discovery as he fights for a dream he no longer remembers.< Less
Sir Lustalot By William Cadaver
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Meet Sir Cedric and his faithful squire William. Join the duo as they venture on their noble quest to "check out" a damsel in a passing carriage. Curiosity turns to catastrophe in Sir... More > Lustalot.< Less
Sir Lustalot By William Cadaver
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Meet Sir Cedric and his faithful squire William. Join the duo as they venture on their noble quest to "check out" a damsel in a passing carriage. Curiosity turns to catastrophe in Sir... More > Lustalot.< Less