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7 edition of The Art of Keeping Cool (Aladdin Historical Fiction) found in the catalog.

The Art of Keeping Cool (Aladdin Historical Fiction)

by Janet Taylor Lisle

  • 28 Want to read
  • 17 Currently reading

Published by Aladdin .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States,
  • Readers - Chapter Books,
  • Fiction,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • World War, 1939-1945,
  • Rhode Island,
  • Historical - United States - 20th Century,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / 20th Century,
  • Family problems,
  • Juvenile Fiction

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages256
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7729541M
    ISBN 100689837887
    ISBN 109780689837883

    Such secrets are at the heart of the compelling story in ''The Art of Keeping Cool.'' The year is Thirteen-year-old Robert's father has been gone for more than six months, flying B bombers over Europe for the Royal Canadian Air Force. The art of keeping cool. [Janet Taylor Lisle] -- Ungdomsroman fra 2. verdenskrig. Home. WorldCat Home About WorldCat Help. Search. Search for Library Items Search for Lists Search for Contacts Search for a Library. Create # Richard Jackson book.\/span>\n \u00A0\u00A0\u00A0\n schema.

    Get this from a library! The art of keeping cool. [Janet Taylor Lisle] -- In , Robert and his cousin Elliot uncover long-hidden family secrets while staying in their grandparents' Rhode Island town, where they also become involved with a German artist who is suspected. The Art Of Keeping Cool Book Information. Title: The Art Of Keeping Cool. Author: Lisle, Janet Taylor. Isbn: In the spring of , Nazi submarines are torpedoing U.S. ships off the coast of Rhode Island, and fear and suspicion permeate the town where Robert and his family are living.

    The Art of Keeping Cool is about a boy named Robert and his family and the experiences they have during World War II. Robert, his mom and his sister moved to Sachems Head, Rhode Island because Robert's dad was fighting in Europe. Robert's grandparents and his cousin Elliot were living there. The Art of Keeping Cool. New York. Atheneum Books for Young Readers. ISBN Plot Summary: It is March of , and in the small town of Sachem’s Head, the streets are lined with children and adults trying to get a glimpse of the “big guns.”.


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The Art of Keeping Cool (Aladdin Historical Fiction) by Janet Taylor Lisle Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Art of Keeping Cool is a historic fiction novel. The cover of the book has a photo of war on the upon half and a face of a boy at the bottom who looks helpless. Also it has a brief summary at the back cover of it.

It has pages, it does not have any illustration in these pages/5. Janet Taylor Lisle’s books for young readers have received the Newbery Honor Award (Afternoon of the Elves), the Scott O’Dell Award for Historical Fiction (The Art of Keeping Cool), Holland’s Zilveren Griffel, and Italy’s Premio Andersen Award, among other honors.

A graduate of Smith College and former journalist, Janet lives in Rhode Island and often draws on Rhode Island history in her work/5(19). The Art of Keeping Cool By Janet Taylor Lisle About the Book It is March,and America has just entered World War II.

Robert’s father has left the family farm to fly fighter planes in England, and there’s too much work left for year-old Robert, his mother, and his little sister/5(15). The Art of Keeping Cool By Janet Taylor Lisle About the Book It is March,and America has just entered World War II.

Robert’s father has left the family farm to fly fighter planes in England, and there’s too much work left for year-old Robert, his mother, and his little ed on: Lisle, J.

The art of keeping cool. New York: Scholastic, Inc. Synopsis: Inwhen Robert and his mother are forced to leave with his paternal grandfather in Rhode Island, Robert begins to find many questions within his life/5(20).

The Art of Keeping Cool Discussion Guide InRobert and his cousin Elliot uncover long-hidden family secrets while staying in their grandparents' Rhode Island town, where they also become involved with a German artist who is suspected of being a spy.

Set inThe Art of Keeping Cool (), a historical novel for young readers by American author Janet Taylor Lisle centers on thirteen-year-old Robert Saunders, who moves to a Rhode Island coastal town after his father deploys to Europe as a fighter pilot in World War II. Robert moves in with his father’s parents—grandparents Robert has never met before; he also strikes up a friendship with his cousin.

The Art of Keeping Cool by Janet Taylor Lisle and Robert Goldstrom. Inthirteen-year-old Robert, his mother, and his little sister have moved to read more. Inthirteen-year-old Robert, his mother, and his little sister have moved to the small Rhode Island town where his father grew up for the duration of the war.

THE ART OF KEEPING COOL by Janet Lisle Taylor. Book Summary The year isand Robert Saunders' father is a fighter pilot in Europe. Robert's mother has just moved her children from their home in Ohio to a small coastal town in Rhode Island to be near the paternal grandparents her children have never met before.

The Art of Keeping Cool, set in a small town in the northeast during WWII, dives into the quirks and frailties of characters that really come alive--not all at once but slowly unfolding.

We are shown how vulnerable everyone is and at the same time each character's strength is revealed.5/5(5). The conclusion leaves Robert wondering how he can bear to live in a family that serves itself daily doses of denial and pretense, and learning “the art of keeping cool” from his enigmatic cousin.

Briskly plotted, emotionally complex, brutal in incident yet Author: Janet Taylor Lisle. The Art of Keeping Cool tells about a boy named Robert who moves from Ohio to Rhode Island with his family after his father leaves to fly planes in WWII.

There he meets his strange, but artistically talented cousin Elliot, his sweet grandmother, his struggling aunt /5(3). Janet Taylor Lisle is the author of several acclaimed novels for young readers, including The Art of Keeping Cool, winner of the Scott O’Dell Award, and these five School Library Journal Best Books of the Year: Sirens and Spies, The Lampfish of Twill Forest, A Message from the Match Girl, The Lost Flower Children, and Afternoon of the Elves, a Newbery Honor Book.

She lives with her family on 3/5. This is a story of dangers lurking inside and outside a community, of deceptive enemies and suspicions fanned to violence, and how two friends find their own very different ways of mastering the art of keeping cool.

Awards and Honors. Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction, Riverbank Review Book of Distinction, ALA Notable Children. The Art of Keeping Cool. By Janet Taylor Lisle Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School Genre: Fiction Awards: Scott O'Dell Historical Fiction Award Publisher: A Richard Jackson Book/Atheneum Find this book in a library near you, using A wrenching WWII novel traces the relationship between two year-old.

THE ART OF KEEPING COOL is one of those books. Tunnel and Jacobs' criterea for historical fiction has been met. There is no sugar-coating in this book. The details of the atmosphere and fear surrounding WW2 and abuse are quite vivid, as well as the stigma of being a German living in America.

In the same vein, historical accuracy regarding. The art of keeping cool 1st ed. by Janet Taylor Lisle. 4 Want to read; Published by Atheneum Books for Young Readers in New York. Written in EnglishPages: Lisle, Janet Taylor. THE ART OF KEEPING COOL.

New York, NY: Anthneum Books for Young Readers. ISBN *Plot Summary Following his father’s departure to fly with the Royal Canadian Air Force during WWII; Robert Saunders, his mother, and his sister leave their home in Ohio to live in Rhode Island.

Her most recent title for Atheneum is The Art of Keeping Cool, a Horn Book Fanfare title and winner of the Scott ODell Award for Historical Fiction.

She lives with her family of the coast of Rho And he wonders more and more about the family secret everyone seems to be keeping from him — a secret involving Roberts father, a bomber pilot in Europe%(). Rebecca Caudill Young Readers Book Award. Nominees Connections. The Art of Keeping Cool.

Scene: Rhode Island during World War II. Pearl Harbor was bombed by the Japanese on December, and the United States went to war. During the first year or so the coastlines of the United States were on high alert.

The Art of Keeping Cool Janet Taylor Lisle, Author, Robert Goldstrom, Illustrator Atheneum Books $17 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. OTHER BOOKS.Books similar to The Art of Keeping Cool The Art of Keeping Cool. by Janet Taylor Lisle.

avg. rating Ratings. The War At Home Fear permeates the Rhode Island coastal town where Robert, his mother, and sister are living out the war with his paternal grandparents: Fear of Nazi submarines offshore.

Fear of Abel. Book: Lisle, Janet Taylor. The Art of Keeping Cool. New York: Scholastic, Genre: Historical Fiction, Young Adult Fiction. Audience: 6th-9th grade. Read-Alouds: The first Read-Aloud shows Elliot's character and his characterization.

The second Read-Aloud illustrates how the town treated Hoffman and the theme of justice. Summary: This book is set in when Robert's mother moves .