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Athetic to De Angeli s audience and even to us todayElin is a young Swedish girl living somewhere in what will eventually become Pennsylvania and New Jersey She as three brothers Peter Knute and Axel Axel is working on one of the ships that brings new settlers and supplies to the area And in the midst of all this strangeness and maleness er neighbors all ave boys too she longs for Deadly Fallout (Red Stone Security, her friend back in Sweden and wishes for another girl to play with I was a little worried about Elin s Amerika simply because of the fact that I knew these were earlier settlers interacting with the Native Americans andyou know it s always both annoying and sad when a favorite childhood book turns out to be a problematic By and large I think Elin comes out okay in this regard There is a tribe that attacks the settlers but there are several others whoelp them and De Angeli seems to be trying to depict a sort of cooperative Akshyay Mulberry Vol.One harmony between the Swedish settlers and the neighboring Native Americans at one point Fader says of the others They just don t know us which is very simplistic but better than They are evil How close that is to theistorical reality is probably Como Abrir Mentes Fechadas highly debatable I simply don t know so I m not going to try to get into it but overall I d say that this is one I d feel comfortable reading to children especially if we were able to discuss a few points afterwards One of the strong points of De Angeli s books areer beautiful illustrations Elin s Amerika is no different the traditional Swedish embroidery is beautifully rendered and there s a picture at the very end which I can t find online of Elin and Devils Gate her family walking through the woods on their way to the Christmas service that s just gorgeous The one I was able to find is the family gathered around their fire in the evening All in all I was pleasantly surprised byow much I continue to like poor lonely Elin and the ups and downs of The Old Myers Place (Halloween, her first year in America For those who like such things I do there are nice descriptions ofousekeeping and everyday life as well as a ealthy dose of excitement and potential danger Book source public libraryBook information originally published 1941 by Doubleday reissued by American Swedish History Museum in 2007 children s illustrated Darling read aloud Perfect to prepare for St Lucia day. Liar New Sweden was established in 1638 under the guidance of Peter Minuit when Swedish colonists were sent to the New World to claim lands in the area around the Delaware River in southeastern PA and south NJ For ages 8 12 Illustratio.
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R culture For a vintage book Elin s Amerika portrays the Native Americans very positively One scene states that the Indians and the Swedes worship the same God under different names another thing to discuss with young readers The story does feature a single Indian attack that feels rather random but the text connects it to the rum that English traders use for barter I wouldn t call this book great literature but it s charming in its own way and I ll add it to my list of potential future read alouds The setting so filled with details of daily life is vivid and memorable This book olds a special place in my Jack Glass heart The little girl in the story s name is Elin which is the Swedish version of Eileen Ander middle name is named after the ueen of Sweden at the time Christina which is also my middle name The copy of the book I ave is signed by the author and will always be special to meThis story tells the life of a young girl who is coming to accept the changes in er life as she grown accustom to living in America She misses Me Write Book her friends grandfather and older brother But she knows that sheas much to be thankful for As the months go past Elin Cosmological Enigmas has different adventures and celebrations which she is thankful forThe illustrations in this book are beautiful If you get a chance to read this book you will not be disappointed I love it Retro Friday is a weekly memeosted by Angie over at Angieville and focuses on reviewing books from the past This can be an old favorite an under the radar book you think deserves attention something woefully out of print etcI At Hells Gate haven t done a Retro Friday post before but I read plenty of older books and enjoy talking about them anyway so I may try to work this into a regular thing Anyway Iad recently re read Elin s Amerika by Marguerite De Angeli so I thought I d talk about that today Marguerite De Angeli is probably best known for Never Goodbye (Albany Boys, her Newbery winning book A Door in the Wall but she was a fairly prolific writerillustrator and also wrote a loose series of books about young people in America sistory This isn t as daunting as it sounds one of De Angeli s strengths is er ability to without making er characters contemporary create relateable and likeable characters For the most part er children work as of their time while at the same time being symp. H and British related to one another Elin s search for friendship love of family and anticipation of celebrations seem familiar Her isolation from other children lack of basic things and the daily routine of chores may seem uite unfami.
This was a book I read to Julianna for school It was so good It was set in the 1680 s in New Sweden near Jersey I ave loved the books chosen by my curriculum A Gentle Feast We read this for early American Lady Lorena’s Spinster’s Society history for ouromeschooling first grade What a lovely story The pictures are wonderful too I received this book from family friends when we moved from Georgia to Washington back in 1981 They gave it to me to remind me of my Swedish On the First Night of Christmas heritage I never get tired of reading it and I enjoy the little insight to New Sweden the book gives me They don t write stories like this any Nowadays a publisher would presumably insist upon a plot which is good in some ways but bad in others Plots are entertaining Yet there should also be room in the world for stories that portray the beauty bravery and significance of ordinary life in different times and places without the modern caveat that this kind of literary tale reuires surrounding the main character with a dysfunctional or otherwise unsatisfactory family By the author of the well known The Door in the Wall this children s novel follows Elin a girl from an eighteenth century Swedish emigrant family as she ander community settle into their new P.S. Im Pregnant homes in America and wait for the next Swedish ship to bring loved ones and needed supplies Elin is the only girl in the area and feels the loneliness keenly Her mother tellser that work is good for loneliness and Elin does Tigress for Two (Alaskan Tigers, her best toold up Cult Science Fiction Films her end of theousehold tasks She also develops a friendship with an American Indian Crime and Punishment herb woman The warmth with which the author portrayser characters makes it believable and a satisfying read The glimpses of Swedish culture are uite interesting Elin s mother uses the folk belief of a Sailor Moon Episode Lists household Tomte to motivate Elin to doer chores properly and to avoid uarreling Don t uarrel What if the Tomte Attentions Throbbing heard you He would be angry Young readers may need a certain amount of maturity to recognize what s going onere because the author never points out that Elin s firm belief in the Tomte is based on story instead of fact The Swedish vocabulary is also a potential source of initial confusion for instance Elin s parents are sometimes called Fader and Moder and sometimes as Far and Mor but that also Dark Reflections (Dark Reflections, helps build the reader s sense of learning about anothe. Award winning children s author Marguerite de Angeli tells the story of Elin a young girl whoas come to live in the New Sweden Colony She Spinetinglers Anthology 2008 helps us envisionow these many different peoples Swedes Finns Lenape Minuas Susuehannock Dutc.
Marguerite de Angeli was an American writer and illustrator of children's books including the 1950 Newbery Award winning book The Door in the Wall She wrote and illustrated twenty eight of her own books and illustrated than three dozen books and numerous magazine stories and articles for other authors