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7 edition of Matchlock Gun found in the catalog.

Matchlock Gun

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  • 7 Currently reading

Published by Putnam Juvenile .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Historical - Military & Wars,
  • Juvenile Fiction,
  • Fiction,
  • Children: Grades 4-6,
  • United States,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • History,
  • Historical - United States - Colonial,
  • Frontier and pioneer life,
  • Classics,
  • Juvenile Fiction / Historical / United States / Colonial & Revolutionary Periods,
  • New York (State),
  • 1755-1763, French and Indian War,
  • Courage

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages80
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7762370M
    ISBN 100698116801
    ISBN 109780698116801


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Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds Download PDF EPUB FB2

The Matchlock Gun is about a young boy who must defend his family with an antique matchlock gun during an Indian War. This book is filled with information about the early Dutch colonists of the Empire State and the firm faith they held and took with them to America.

It a is totally realistic and moving story and a great read for by: The Matchlock Gun is a very short novel published inwhich takes place in Guilderland, New York in The Van Alstyne family, who are the characters of the story, were real people, and the events of this book, which occur during an Indian raid of their home, really happened/5.

At her signal, Edward fires the matchlock gun through the window and kills three of the attackers. Gertrude is unconscious, and the kids pull her away from the burning house. Edward also drags himself back inside to save the matchlock gun. Shortly thereafter, Teunis and his men find Gertrude and the children and learn how Edward saved the family.

The Matchlock Gun is about a young boy who must defend his family with an antique matchlock gun during an Indian War. This book is filled with information about the early Dutch colonists of the Empire State and the firm faith they held and took with them to America.

It a is totally realistic and moving story and a great read for children/5(70). The Matchlock Gun. Series: Audible Deals, Audible Deals for Ages 8+ Publisher: Blackstone Audio, Inc.

Publication Year: ASIN: BQ2CJK6. NARRATED BY: Mark Turetsky. BEST FOR AGES: 8+ LISTENING LENGTH: 41 min. About the Book. InNew York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to.

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The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds, illustrated by Paul Lante and published by Dodd, Mead & Company. New York WIKIPEDIA SYNOPSIS: The book is set in the year during the French and Indian War in Guilderland, New York.

The matchlock gun is a huge antique that Matchlock Gun book above the fireplace. It has a trumpet-like barrel like a blunderbuss and is too big for Edward to pick up. Before Teunis goes out on a military foray, he shows Edward how to prop up the gun on the table and light it in the event of an Indian attack.

Sure enough, Indians attack while Teunis is by: The year wasand New York State was still a colony. Residents were often subjected to raids from the Matchlock Gun book and the Indians. When Edward's father had to go away to watch for a raid from the north, he left Edward in charge of his mother and sister Trudy.

He showed him how to use the Spanish matchlock gun to protect them. Would Edward be able to use the gun if he. An inherent weakness of the matchlock was the necessity of keeping the match constantly lit.

The match was steeped in potassium nitrate to keep the match lit for extended periods of time. Being the sole source of ignition for the powder, if the match was not lit when the gun needed to be fired, the mechanism was useless, and the weapon became little more than an expensive club. The Matchlock Gun book.

A Newbery Medal Winner InNew York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family.

When his father was called away to watch for a raid from the north, only Edward was left to protect Mama and little Trudy. His father had shown him how to use the huge matchlock gun, an old Spanish.

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The Paperback of the The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds, Paul Lantz | at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping on $35 or more. Due to COVID, orders may be delayed/5(7). The Matchlock Gun. Author: Walt Edmonds.

Recommended For: Primary (K through 3rd grade) InNew York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family. When his father was called away to watch for a raid from the north, only Edward was left to protect Mama and little Trudy.

The Matchlock Gun.[A true story of the Van Alstyne family in the Upper Hudson Valley during the French & Indian War,]. by Edmonds, Walter Dumaux() and a great selection of related books, art and collectibles available now at Find books like The Matchlock Gun from the world’s largest community of readers.

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Grades. Genre. Fiction. After his father leaves to fight the Indians, ten-year-old Edward becomes the man of the house. How can he defend his mother and sister against Indian attacks with a gun twice as.

A Newbery Medal Winner InNew York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family. When his father was called away to watch for a raid from the north, only Edward was left to protect Mama and little Trudy.

His father had shown him how to use the huge matchlock gun, an old Spanish gun that was twice as 3/5(10). The Matchlock Gun, by Walter D. Edmonds, was published in It's a short book, with less than 50 pages of text, "for boys and girls from 7 to 11" (according to the dust jacket), written rather simply and skilfully.

Get this from a library. The matchlock gun. [Walter D Edmonds; Paul Lantz] -- Induring the French and Indian War in upper New York state, ten-year-old Edward is determined to protect his home and family with the ancient, and much too heavy, Spanish gun that his father.

The Matchlock Gun Themes & Characters Walter D. Edmonds This Study Guide consists of approximately 9 pages of chapter summaries, quotes, character analysis, themes, and more - everything you need to sharpen your knowledge of The Matchlock Gun.

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Induring the French and Indian War in upper New York State, ten-year-old Edward is determined to protect his home and family with the ancient, and much too heavy, Spanish gun that his father had given him, Walter D.

Edmonds. Immediately download the The Matchlock Gun summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching The Matchlock Gun. Download The Matchlock Gun in PDF and EPUB Formats for free.

The Matchlock Gun Book also available for Read Online, mobi, docx and mobile and kindle reading. The matchlock gun by Walter D. Edmonds; 10 editions; First published in ; Subjects: Courage, Fiction, Frontier and pioneer life, History, Juvenile fiction, Juvenile literature, United States French and Indian War,Rifles, Newbery Medal, French and Indian War (United States: ) fast (OCoLC)fst; Places: New York (State), United States.

The Matchlock Gun () by Walter D. Edmonds. Title: The Matchlock Gun By: Walter D. Edmonds Illustrated By: Paul Lantz Format: Paperback Number of Pages: 80 Vendor: Puffin Books Publication Date: Dimensions: X X (inches) Weight: 3 ounces ISBN: ISBN Ages: Stock No: WWXPages: I understand how a group of people, in this case the Native Americans, can be unilaterally seen as cruel and aggressive from books such as Daniel Boone and The Matchlock Gun, but another part of me sees this book as part of history, albeit a part of 3/5(6).

The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds was a pretty decent book. It is a historical story of Dutch setters during the French and Indian War. In it, Edward's father leaves to fight with the militia. This leaves Edward, his mother, and his little sister at home alone.

The mother suspects trouble, and she prepares the family to defend themselves/5. The Matchlock Gun is a very short novel published inwhich takes place in Guilderland, New York in The Van Alstyne family, who are the characters of the story, were real people, and the events of this book, which occur during an.

Buy The Matchlock Gun by Walter D Edmonds online at Alibris. We have new and used copies available, in 6 editions - starting at $ Shop now. In the French and Indians were a threat to the British colonies.

The militiamen will try to protect the town, but will they succeed. With his father away, Edward is left to protect his family with only the matchlock gun that is twice as long as he is. For my mother’s 5th grade classroom.

I read Chapter 1 of the Matchlock Gun, easily read along to and easy to listen to. Now, I'm going to admit right here and now that I'm a little torn on "The Matchlock Gun". On the one hand, it's chock full of stereotypes and awful messages. The book describes Native Americans harshly and treats slave ownership as commonplace and not much in the way of a social problem.

So there's that/5(13). About The Matchlock Gun. A Newbery Medal Winner InNew York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to Edward and his family. When his father was called away to watch for a raid from the north, only Edward was left to protect Mama and little Trudy.

There is one page with a black and white drawing of the matchlock gun with the powder horn hanging above and a quote from the book which is on a nearby page but not necessarily the facing page.

The next two pages are a colored illustration that depicts the quote. Matchlock, in firearms, a device for igniting gunpowder developed in the 15th century, a major advance in the manufacture of small arms. The matchlock was the first mechanical firing device. It consisted of an S-shaped arm, called a serpentine, that held a.

Book Report Presentation: The Matchlock Gun Reading Town's program is designed to strengthen presentation ability, which can be a weakness among many students.

It provides instruction in. A ten-year-old boy saves his family from raiding Indians during the French and Indian war. Newbery Award. The Matchlock Gun Audio Preview The recorded dramatization of Walter D. Edmond's children's book, winner of the Newbery Medal Award "For the Most Distinguished Contribution to American Literature for Children".

Narrator:. As we studied the French and Indian War, Hunter read The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds. It's a good book based on true events, and I do recommend it. Parents should be aware however, that the book was written in the 's, and some of the language used in reference to Native Americans and people of color are outdated; we addressed this with some Author: Haley Grant.The Matchlock Gun was written and published before Pearl Harbor, but won the Newbery Medal after Pearl Harbor.

Did its theme of military preparedness make the difference between also-ran and Medalist status in the eyes of the judges? If so, the book presents an example of how junctures in political history can influence literary history. Edward has been left at home to protect his mother and sister, while his father is away watching for a raid from the north.

Both the French and the Indians are true threats in New York inbut Edward has a weapon -- his father’s matchlock gun. Note: Edward’s mother is injured in the book, and Native Americans are killed.