A Lion To Guard Us

Paperback | October 20, 1989

byClyde Robert Bulla

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Amanda Freebold doesn't know what to do. Her father left three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown, in America, thousands of miles away. All Amanda has to remember him by is a little brass lion's head he gave his family to guard them while he is gone. Now her mother has just died, leaving Amanda to take care of her younger brother and sister.

As head of the family, Amanda finally decides to take her brother and sister to America to find Father. The ocean crossing is long and hard, and the children don't know whom to trust. But with the lion's head to guard them, Amanda Knows that somehow everything will work out fine.

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Left on their own in seventeenth-century London, three impoverished children draw upon all their resources to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.

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Amanda Freebold doesn't know what to do. Her father left three years ago for the new colony of Jamestown, in America, thousands of miles away. All Amanda has to remember him by is a little brass lion's head he gave his family to guard them while he is gone. Now her mother has just died, leaving Amanda to take care of her younger brothe...

Clyde Robert Bulla is the author of over fifty books for children including The Secret Valley and The Story of Valentine’s Day. He has been writing since 1946 when he published his first book, The Donkey Cart. Mr. Bulla was the first recipient of the Southern California Council on Children’s Literature award for distinguished contribut...

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Format:PaperbackDimensions:128 pages, 7.62 × 5.12 × 0.26 inPublished:October 20, 1989Publisher:HarperCollins

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0064403335

ISBN - 13:9780064403337

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from AWESOME!! This book I could not put down.. I read over half of this book in one night. It is a great book, and an awesome story. It is just one of those books you just don't want to put down!!
Date published: 2005-06-05

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Left on their own in seventeenth-century London, three impoverished children draw upon all their resources to stay together and make their way to the Virginia colony in search of their father.

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"An exciting tale. Top-notch writing." (The New Yorker)