Charles Dickens' masterful historical novel, set in Paris and London during the French Revolution, combines life-and-death adventure with a moving personal story.
Lucie Manette, daughter of a revolutionary hero, and Charles Darnay, an aristocrat sympathetic to the poor, are in love. When vengeful revolutionaries seize Charles, can Lucie's friend, Sydney Carton, save him - and at what cost?
|Publisher:||The Well-Trained Mind Press|
|Product dimensions:||4.90(w) x 5.60(h) x 0.40(d)|
|Age Range:||9 - 18 Years|
About the Author
Jim Weiss's story recordings and books offer a welcoming doorway into the world’s greatest stories from literature and history. His vivid retellings of the classics have received more than one hundred major awards from organizations such as the American Library Association, Parents' Choice Foundation, Oppenheim Toy Portfolio, and Film Advisory Board. More importantly, the stories form the heart of daily learning and meaningful entertainment in households and schools around the world.To hear Jim tell a story is to become swept up in the tale. He includes information about people and events behind the stories, and encourages children to read the original classics, on their own or with the help of more experienced readers. So listeners leave the storyteller's circle inspired to learn even more and to develop their own creative gifts. Jim Weiss believes the joy of reading, writing and creative activity begins in the presence of the storyteller.For performance availability, distribution information, or additional titles, please visit www.welltrainedmind.com or www.jimweiss.com.