The Second Mrs Gioconda

The Second Mrs Gioconda

The Second Mrs Gioconda

Why did Leonardo da Vinci lavish three years on painting the second wife of an unimportant merchant when all the nobles of Europe were begging for a portrait by his hand? In E. L. Konigsburg's intriguing novel, the answer lies with the complex relationship between the genius, his morally questionable young apprentice, and a young duchess whose plain features belie the sensitivity of her soul.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : E.L. Konigsburg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-06-28
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 1442439726


The Second Mrs Gioconda

The Second Mrs Gioconda

Relates, from the point of view of his servant Salai, how Leonardo da Vinci came to paint the Mona Lisa.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : E.L. Konigsburg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 1998-04-01
Total Pages : 160 Pages
ISBN : 9780689821219


The Second Mrs Gioconda

The Second Mrs Gioconda

Relates, from the point of view of his servant Salai, how Leonardo da Vinci came to paint the Mona Lisa.

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Genre : Italy
Author : E. L. Konigsburg
Publisher :
Release : 1975
Total Pages : 138 Pages
ISBN : 0076144151


The Second Mrs Gioconda

The Second Mrs Gioconda

Relates, from the point of view of his servant Salai, how Leonardo da Vinci came to paint the Mona Lisa.

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Author : E. L. Konigsburg
Publisher :
Release : 2006
Total Pages : 138 Pages
ISBN : OCLC:232533922


From The Mixed Up Files Of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler

From The Mixed Up Files Of Mrs Basil E Frankweiler

Run away to the Metropolitan Museum of Art with E. L. Konigsburg’s beloved classic and Newbery Medal­–winning novel From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler—now available in a deluxe keepsake edition! Claudia knew that she could never pull off the old-fashioned kind of running away…so she decided to run not from somewhere but to somewhere. That was how Claudia and her brother, Jamie, ended up living in the Metropolitan Museum of Art—and right in the middle of a mystery that made headlines. Celebrate the legacy of the Newbery Medal–winning classic with this special edition.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : E.L. Konigsburg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2010-12-21
Total Pages : 176 Pages
ISBN : 9781442431263


George

 George

Who is George? Only Howard Carr and his older brother, Ben, can answer that question, because only they know about George. George is the funny little man who lives inside Ben, helping him (mostly) navigate life as a sixth grader who happens to be a scientific genius and who happens to be studying organic chemistry with students much older than he. One of those students is William Hazlitt, a senior who has been Ben's lab partner in previous years. William's interest in chemistry has taken a troubling turn, and Ben has a plan to come to his rescue. And that's when things get complicated -- for Howard, for Ben, and for George.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : E.L. Konigsburg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-05-10
Total Pages : 192 Pages
ISBN : 1442439653


A Proud Taste For Scarlet And Miniver

A Proud Taste For Scarlet And Miniver

Eleanor of Acquitaine has been waiting in Heaven for a long time to be reunited with her second husband, Henry II of England. Finally, the day has come when Henry will be judged for admission--and while Eleanor waits, three people close to her during various times of her life join her, helping to distract her and providing a rich portrait of a remarkable woman in history.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : E.L. Konigsburg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2011-06-28
Total Pages : 208 Pages
ISBN : 9781439132159


The Shakespeare Stealer

The Shakespeare Stealer

A delightful adveture full of humor and heart set in Elizabethan England! Widge is an orphan with a rare talent for shorthand. His fearsome master has just one demand: steal Shakespeare's play "Hamlet"--or else. Widge has no choice but to follow orders, so he works his way into the heart of the Globe Theatre, where Shakespeare's players perform. As full of twists and turns as a London alleyway, this entertaining novel is rich in period details, colorful characters, villainy, and drama. * "A fast-moving historical novel that introduces an important era with casual familiarity." --School Library Journal, starred review "Readers will find much to like in Widge, and plenty to enjoy in this gleeful romp through olde England" --Kirkus Reviews "Excels in the lively depictions of Elizabethan stagecraft and street life." --Publishers Weekly An ALA Notable Book

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : Gary Blackwood
Publisher : Penguin
Release : 2000-07-01
Total Pages : 224 Pages
ISBN : 9781101200032


Jennifer Hecate Macbeth William Mckinley And Me Elizabeth

Jennifer Hecate Macbeth William Mckinley And Me Elizabeth

A lonely girl discovers a magical world and a new friend when she meets a young witch on Halloween.

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Genre : Juvenile Fiction
Author : E. L. Konigsburg
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Release : 2007-06-01
Total Pages : 117 Pages
ISBN : 9781416948292


The Second Mrs Gioconda

The Second Mrs Gioconda

Why did Leonardo da Vinci devote three years to a painting of the second wife of an unimportant merchant when all the nobles of Europe were beggin for a portrait by his hand?. A slice of Renaissance life delves into the intriguing answer to the puzzle behind the most famous painting of all time ... the Mona Lisa.

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Author : e. l Konigsburg
Publisher :
Release : 2003
Total Pages : Pages
ISBN : OCLC:671297261