The Knight of the Orb: A Legend and a Myth

The Knight of the Orb: A Legend and a Myth

The Knight of the Orb: A Legend and a Myth

The Knight of the Orb: A Legend and a Myth

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In thirteenth century England a gifted young knight and his close friend and companion, a knight who has been scarred in jousting, journey through England, Ireland and time to overcome powerful foes. Their victories are aided by a thieving young scullery maid, the owl that protects her, and a mystical orb.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781939431134
Publisher: Mathword Press, LLC
Publication date: 07/22/2017
Series: Orb , #2
Edition description: Print ed.
Pages: 260
Product dimensions: 5.25(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.55(d)
Age Range: 13 - 18 Years

About the Author

Ms. Penn holds a degree in mathematics and has designed software systems for AT&T, the University of Florida and the FDA. She is an award winning author of 17 children's books focused on mathematics. Titles include Square Bear: a fairytale of polygons and Empress Adelaide Dances at 8: a time telling tale. She has co-authored a teachers' guide to mathematics lesson plans introduced through stories, Children's Literature in the K-3 Mathematics Classroom: 50 activities based on the CCSS; A Comprehensive Mathematics Dictionary for Grades K-8. Her poetry appears in Highlights for Children and in several anthologies and her YA novel, The Pèlerin of the Orb, won the Communication Award from both the Connecticut Press Club and the National Federation of Press Women in 2013. Ms. Penn presents sessions at state, regional and national NCTM conferences and has chaired sessions on interdisciplinary learning at the annual conference of NCTE.

Table of Contents


England in the Reign of King Henry III ... 1

Ireland in the Reign of King Henry III ... 140

Ireland in the reign of King John Lackland ... 146

Ireland in the Reign of King Henry III ... 238

Epilog: Ricwyn in the Reign of King Henry III ... 245

History ... 248

Historical Locations in the Text ... 251

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