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Rumford, James

Summary: While walking through a forest of sequoias, a father tells his family the story of the tree's namesake. Sequoyah was a Cherokee man who invented a system of writing for his people. His neighbors feared the symbols he wrote and burned down his home. All of his work was lost, but, still determined, he tried another approach. The Cherokee people finally accepted the written language after Sequoyah...

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Co. 2004

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE 975.004 Rumfo

Rumford, James

Summary: A simplified and illustrated retelling of the exploits of the Anglo-Saxon warrior, Beowulf, and how he came to defeat the monster Grendel, Grendel's mother, and a dragon that threatened the kingdom.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin Company 2007

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 398.22 RUM

Rumford, James

Summary: A sheriff in the Old West fights crime with the help of his lucky ten-gallon hat.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: A.A. Knopf 2007

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: E Rum

Copies Available at Fife Lake

1 available in Juvenile Easy, Call number: JE FIC RUM

Rumford, James.

Summary: A biography of the French scholar whose decipherment of the Egyptian hieroglyphic language made the study of ancient Egypt possible.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2003

Copies Available at Woodmere

1 available in Juvenile Nonfiction, Call number: J 921 CHA

Rumford, James.

Summary: Ibn Battuta was the traveler of his age--the fourteenth century in a time before Columbus, when many believed the world to be flat. Like Marco Polo, Ibn Battuta left behind an account of his own incredible journey from Morocco to China, from the steppes of Russia to the shores of Tanzania, some seventy-five thousand miles in all.

Format: text

Publisher / Publication Date: Houghton Mifflin 2001

Copies Available at Interlochen

1 available in Juvenile, Call number: J 910.92 Rumfo

Copies Available at Peninsula

1 available in Stacks, Call number: JB IBN BATTUTA RUM