Boy Centurions: A Millennium of Young Lives

Boy Centurions: A Millennium of Young Lives

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Overview

What was it like to be a boy at the turn of the first millennium --- the Year 1000? An 11-year-old Saxon named Edmund knew, and now he shares it with you. Every turn of the century thereafter, from 1100 to 2000, another boy shares his story. Learn about a world almost lost in the mists of the past through the eyes of eleven real boys, all the author's actual ancestors. Lavishly illustrated. Includes extra material for learning and study. Ideal for homeschool use in history, social studies, geography, spelling and vocabulary.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780979905698
Publisher: Disciple Making Mentors
Publication date: 09/22/2016
Edition description: Perfect Paper Duplex Cover ed.
Pages: 60
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 11.00(h) x 0.16(d)
Age Range: 6 - 12 Years

About the Author

Born and raised in the Los Angeles area, Brian has since lived all over the planet. From Navajo Land in Arizona to the far-flung steppes of Mongolia, the Hogans' had more than thirty homes on five continents.
Brian enjoys history and climbing out as far as he can on the branches of his family tree. The boys in this book were all found on those long and thick branches.
Traveling extensively, Brian speaks all over the world and teaches young people to live and work in cultures very different from those they grew up in. He is passionate to let every nation know about God's open invitation to join His family.

Raised in the tiny town of Fraser, Colorado (400 residents at the time), Helen has lived in such varied places as New York City; Salmon, Idaho; Desamparados, Costa Rica; and Dambadarjaa, Outer Mongolia. In Mongolia she homeschooled missionary kids from Kindergarten to eighth grade and taught English as a second language to ages four through seventy. Helen was also helped begin the first Christian Women's meetings in Mongolia, that eventually became Women's AGLOW Mongolia. She returned to the United States in 1996, where she currently resides with her husband and dogs in Southwest Colorado. Helen's many travels to Europe, Asia and the Middle East, has given her a deep love and appreciation of historical time and place, which made working on this book a thorough delight.

Helen and the author served together in Mongolia in the first half of the 1990s.

Graphic Design. Photo. Video.
Creativity has followed me around all my life. No matter where I found myself I ran face first into it.
After many years of frustration and failed attempts to avoid its nagging ability I decided to befriend it.
Peace has been made and a happy relationship has been formalized.
We currently live happily ever after creating and designing.
Heath and his wife have lived in Nelspruit, Mpumalanga, South Africa; Brady, Montana; Portland, Oregon and the Central Valley of California.

Table of Contents

1000 A.D. Edmund of Wessex, an Eleven-Year-Old Prince of the English 1100 A.D. William Gascoigne, a Ten-Year-Old Norman in Yorkshire 1200 AD. Randolph Fitzhenry, a Ten-Year-Old page in Yorkshire 1300 AD. John Pitcairn, a Nine-Year-Old Laird in Scotland 1400 AD. Andrew Ker, an Eight-Year-Old "merchant's boy" on the Scots border 1500 AD. Huw Ap Owen, a Ten-Year-Old Welsh lad 1600 AD. Will Vassal, an Eight-Year-Old shipwright's son in London 1701 AD. Stephen Chastain, a Nine-Year-Old orphaned refugee in Virginia Colony 1800 AD. Johnny Hogan, a Nine-Year-Old pioneer in Kentucky 1900 AD. Art Dost, a 17-Year-Old immigrant in Illinois, remembers the 1893 World's Fair 2000 AD. Jedidiah Hogan, a Six-Year-Old on California's North Coast "Boy Centurions" Family Tree: How our boys connect to each other and the author Where They Lived - Maps What Happened After the Story --- Background and Historical Notes (by century) Glossary (vocabulary lists by century) Acknowledgements and Publishing Information

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