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6 edition of The matchlock gun found in the catalog.

The matchlock gun

by Walter D. Edmonds

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Published by Troll Associates in Mahaw, N.J .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States -- French and Indian War, 1755-1763 -- Juvenile literature

  • About the Edition

    In 1756, during 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 before leaving home to fight the enemy.

    Edition Notes

    Reprint: Originally published: New York ; Putnam"s, c1941.

    Statementby Walter D. Edmonds ; illustrated by Paul Lantz.
    GenreJuvenile literature.
    ContributionsLantz, Paul, 1908- ill.
    The Physical Object
    Pagination50 p. :
    Number of Pages50
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17579905M
    ISBN 100816723672
    OCLC/WorldCa23022075

    His father had shown him how to use the huge matchlock gun, an old Spanish gun that was twice as long as he was, but would Edward be able to handle it if trouble actually came? This classic, first published in , has an updated, kid-friendly format that Pages: The classic matchlock gun held a burning slow match in a clamp at the end of a small curved lever known as the serpentine. Upon the pull of a lever (or in later models a trigger) protruding from the bottom of the gun and connected to the serpentine, the clamp dropped down, lowering the smoldering match into the flash pan and igniting the priming powder.

    A ten-year-old boy saves his family from raiding Indians during the French and Indian war. Newbery Award. The Matchlock Gun. By Walter Dean Edmonds Reading Level: Late Elementary School, Middle School Find this book in a library near you, using dynalux-id.com In New York state was still a British colony and the French and Indians were still a threat to those living there. This story is the tale of a young man's challenges when left home to.

    Apr 11,  · It is largely to these Arsenal Books that we must turn for a clear picture of the early period of the Matchlock, though the arms range from the Cannon Lock through many varieties of the Wheel-Lock. It must be remembered that there is never a distinct dividing line in the design and use of weapons. About The Matchlock Gun. A Newbery Medal Winner In , New 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.


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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 dynalux-id.com by: Written inThe matchlock Gun focuses on Edward, a young boy left in charge of the family farm when his father leaves to fight in the French-Indian War.

Before leaving, his father gives him a matchlock gun to help protect his mother and sister. While /5. The weapon is a Spanish matchlock gun, purchased in Bergen Op Zoom in the Netherlands by Edward’s great-grandfather.

It is old and heavy, not at all practical for battle. Edward is disappointed that his father won’t use it. 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(58). The Matchlock Gun is a well written story about a small boy who saves his family from Indians.

It is not long or difficult to read, yet there will be plenty to talk about after reading. An excellent choice for group discussion. I really enjoyed reading this book/5. Oct 01,  · 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 long as he was, but would Edward be able to. Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education The Matchlock Gun.

By Paul Lantz, Walter Dumaux Edmonds. Grades. Genre. Fiction. After his father leaves to fight the Indians, ten-year-old Edward becomes the man of the house. Written by Walter Edmonds and Illustrated by Paul Lantz. The year wasand New York State was still a colony.

Residents were often subjected to raids from the French and the Indians. When Edward's father had to go away to watch for a raid from the north, he. The Matchlock Gun A Newbery Medal WinnerInNew 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. 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. His father had shown him how to use the huge matchlock gun, an old Spanish gun that was twice as long as he was, but would Edward be able to handle it if trouble actually came.

This classic, first 3/5(10). Nov 01,  · "The Matchlock Gun," by Walter D. Edmonds, features illustrations by Paul Lantz. The copyright page notes that this book was originally published in The entire book is about 80 pages long; the main text is 62 pages long and is divided into ten dynalux-id.com by: Please note that the Lexile measures for a small population of books have been recently updated.

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THE MATCHLOCK GUN, Dodd Mead,first edition (fourth printing), a fine copy in a vg+ or better full color pictorial dust-wrapper with some slight wear and tear.

Profusely illustrated in both color and black & white by Paul Lantz. The Matchlock Gun by Walter D. Edmonds 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 gun that was twice as long as he was, but would Edward be able to handle it if trouble actually came.

This classic, first published inhas an updated, kid-friendly format that. 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 match, and a trigger device that lowered. 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 good conversation and turned it into a Author: Haley Grant.

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Depending on the study guide provider (SparkNotes, Shmoop, etc.), the resources below will generally offer The Matchlock Gun chapter summaries, quotes, and analysis of themes, characters, and symbols. The Matchlock Gun.[A true story of the Van Alstyne family in the Upper Hudson Valley during the French & Indian War,].

Edmonds, Walter Dumaux() Published by Dodd, Mead & Co. (). InNew York State was still a British colony, and the French and the Indians were constant threats to young Edward and his family.

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