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The silver pencil

Alice Dalgliesh

The silver pencil

by Alice Dalgliesh

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  • 37 Currently reading

Published by Penguin in New York, N.Y., U.S.A .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Authorship -- Juvenile fiction,
  • Grief -- Juvenile fiction

  • About the Edition

    A young girl named Janet uses a silver pencil from her father to begin a career as an author.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Alice Dalgliesh ; decorations by Katherine Milhous.
    GenreJuvenile fiction.
    ContributionsMilhous, Katherine, 1894-
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.D153 Si 1991
    The Physical Object
    Pagination235 p. :
    Number of Pages235
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21086034M
    ISBN 100140347925
    LC Control Number91052565
    OCLC/WorldCa24138281

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    Print book: Fiction: Juvenile audience: EnglishView all editions and formats Summary: The silver pencil Ann finds on the beach writes secret messages that lead to adventure. Pencil, Silver Pencils, Round Pencil, Silver, School Supplies, Number 2 Pencil, Preppy, Stocking Stuffer, Desk Accessory, Gift, Teacher Gift StylishTotesandNotes 5 .

      The book's comical, unexpected plot and wry narrator keep the story fresh throughout-a running joke involves each of the pencil's creations insisting on a name; those the pencil provides are largely nonsensical (the endpapers are filled with additional items-a bike named Augusta, a cuckoo clock named William).Brand: Turtleback Books. Another design is a silver-tipped metal stylus with points on both ends. An example of this type is shown in Rogier van der Weyden's St. Luke Drawing the Virgin, ca. –40 (Boston Museum of Fine Arts). For a contemporary stylus, jeweler's wire may be inserted into a pin vise or mechanical pencil (Watrous, ).


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The silver pencil by Alice Dalgliesh Download PDF EPUB FB2

That Christmas, Janet's father gives her a silver pencil for her stories, and she writes about her life in Trinidad. However, shortly after that, Father unexpectedly dies. The rest of the book follows Janet as she and her mother move to England for Janet's schooling, through a visit with relatives in Scotland, then a return to Trinidad for mother's health, to Janet's decision to go to America /5(8).

The Silver Pencil is a novel based on Dalgliesh's own life, from her childhood in British colonial Trinidad, through her moves to the UK and the US, and following her journey to becoming a teacher, an author, and (eventually, in the second book) an editor/5.

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The Silver Pencil is a children's novel by Alice Dalgliesh. Based on the author's life, it tells of the childhood and young adulthood of Janet Laidlaw in the early years of the twentieth century. She moves from Trinidad to England, then to the United States and Nova Scotia, Canada, becoming a teacher and a : Alice Dalgliesh.

The Silver Pencil. Janet Laidlaw's travels take her from Trinidad, where she grew up, to England and then to America. Along the way, she meets numerous families and hears wonderful stories.

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Laurelwood Books Silver Pencil - The Silver Pencil Author: Alice Dalgliesh Publisher: Puffin Books; Paperback Ages: 12 and up A Newbery Honor book One special Christmas, Janet Laidlaw's father gives her a silver pencil, "for her stories," and she begins to write about lush Trinidad and her family's "House On the Hill." Then Mr.

Laidlaw's tragic death forces Janet to. The Silver Pencil by Alice Dalgliesh and Katherine Milhous. 2 Total Resources 1 Awards View Text Complexity Discover Like Books Grade; ; Text Complexity; View All Newbery Medal Books.

Book & Author Resources. Browse All Resources; Meet-the-Author Movies; Meet-the-Author Recordings; Audio Name Pronunciations; Book Guides, Activities. This is a fascinating book for young readers.

Originally published in Great Britain under the name "The Silver Pencil," it was then circulated in the U.S. with the title "The Secret Pencil." This book made such an impression on me that I still have the copy my mother bought for me more than fifty years ago.5/5(8).

This book was written in and concerns a magic pencil. Anna finds a silver pencil in a cave that writes messages to her secretly. The reader early on figures that the pencil is linked to another generation and keeps reading to learn the outcome/5.

The Silver Pencil. Published by User, 16 years ago. The book was given to me by my cousin, Haley. I needed to do a book report on a book for school and I came across it.

So I did it for a book report.5/5(5). A Newbery Honor book, The Silver Pencil really isn’t a children’s book at all. It’s more of a young adult fiction book in the tradition of L.M. Montgomery’s sequels to Anne of Green Gables or her Emily of New Moon books, or maybe more like Little Women, the book that The Silver Pencil alludes to and depends upon for its framing device.

(The main character, Janet, is a fan. Welcome to the Silver Pencil blog. I make monthly posts on the first Friday of each month with short stories, my thoughts about writing, updates on my works in progress, and more.

Like what you read. Take a minute and share it with your friends or connect with me online. Silver: Style: Marking: Type: Pencil - Round: Product Weight: UOM: box of 12 Catalog Page: BBV11, Page Notes.

For metal layout and fabrication Economical, high-strength pencil is ideal for marking all types of metal surfaces, even oily, rusty or wet surfaces; Marks resistant to torch flames, will not rub off or burn off like. This is a charming picture book that gives the pencil the role of narrator.

The pencil illustrates the events happening in the story and give names to his drawings and makes everything come alive. It is very reminiscent of Harold and the Purple Crayon.

Story events come to a climax when everything is destroyed by the eraser.4/5. From her girlhood in Trinidad, to school in England, to teacher training in New York, Janet cherishes the silver pencil her father gave her, and finally uses it to become a writer Click on the price to find out more about a book.

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Get this from a library. The silver pencil. [Alice Dalgliesh; Katherine Milhous] -- Janet uses the special pencil she received from her father to turn her life into stories.

The Silver Pencil is one of the earliest books I can remember reading. Published in and set at the beginning of the 20th century, the. Uni Mechanical Pencil Kuru Toga Roulette Model mm Silver (MP) 1set + Uni Mechanical Pencil Lead mm for Kuru Toga HB Black Case (UHB) 2set (MP+UHB) out of 5 stars 5.

The silver pencil Alice Dalgliesh ; Katherine Milhous With the special silver pencil her father had given her, a girl from Trinidad writes the stories .The silver pencil. [Alice Dalgliesh; Katherine Milhous] -- After the death of her father and a move to America, Janet Laidlaw discovers that through writing she is able to keep alive the people and places from her past.So was the silver pencil, Father's understanding gift to a little girl who devoured books and wrote bad poetry.

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