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6 edition of Old Ramon (Newbery Honor Roll) found in the catalog.

Old Ramon (Newbery Honor Roll)

by Jack Schaefer

  • 78 Want to read
  • 26 Currently reading

Published by Tandem Library .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Classics,
  • Children: Grades 3-4,
  • Children"s Books/Ages 9-12 Fiction,
  • California,
  • Fiction,
  • Shepherds

  • The Physical Object
    FormatSchool & Library Binding
    Number of Pages102
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9547555M
    ISBN 100785719504
    ISBN 109780785719502

    Ramona is caught up in the tangle of races found in Southern California - Mexican, Spanish, Indian and American, and for me, this book failed to draw me a picture. It's an old fashioned love story, a bit slow in parts, but with a noble and pure hero and heroine/5. Old Ramon Jack Schaefer. Publisher: University of New Mexico Press. 0 0 0 Summary Awarded a Newbery Honor, Old Ramon tells the timeless coming-of-age story of a young boy who spends a summer with an old shepherd in the Mojave Desert. He leaves his textbooks behind for real life lessons with Ramon as his mentor.

    We are offering OLD RAMON By Jack Schaefer. Illustrated By Harold West; Houghton, Mifflin Company. Boston, MA. () This book is hard-bound in gray cloth with blue stamping to the upper cover and spine, in a dust jacket with some scuffing and edge-wear. The binding is solid. The contents are bright and clean, with Rating: % positive. Photo, Print, Drawing [Old Ramon] / Frederic Remington. [ color film copy transparency ] Full online access to this resource is only available at the Library of Congress.

    Preview this book» What people are The Old-time Cowhand Ramon Frederick Adams Snippet view - The Old-time Cowhand Ramon F. Adams Snippet view - Common terms and phrases. But the ten songs packed onto Old Ramon (the title comes from a Spanish children’s book that caught Kozelek’s fancy) well represent the band that will take to the road for the first time in several years with extensive touring throughout the United States and Europe. Once freed from their major label commitments, reputable independent.


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Old Ramon (Newbery Honor Roll) by Jack Schaefer Download PDF EPUB FB2

In this book, Old Ramon and a boy drive a herd of sheep across the desert toward He has clearly learned some hard lessons throughout his long life. He has learned about true friendship, the (lack of) intelligence of sheep, the value of a smart sheep dog, and his connection to the natural world of the Mojave Desert/5.

"Old Ramon" centers on a wise older shepherd, a young boy, and two brave dogs. Ramon teaches the boy, who is the son of his patron, how to care for a herd in the harsh terrain of the desert.

The boy learns about sheep and sandstorms, rattlesnakes and wolves; he also learns about friendship and loss, bravery and cool-headed wisdom. /5(6).

Old Ramon is the sixth and final studio album by American indie rock band Red House Painters, released on Ap on Sub ally completed inband leader Mark Kozelek had to wait until to release the album.

The band had previously been signed to Island/Supreme Records, but a series of major label mergers in the late '90s left the band without a : Folk rock, slowcore.

Get this from a library. Old Ramon. [Jack Schaefer; Hal West] -- A wise old shepherd teaches a young boy lessons about survival, bravery, wisdom, and friendship as he shows him how to care for a flock of sheep in the harsh Mojave Desert.

This children’s book is definitely from another time and place; one could even consider it historical fiction– how many people now are shepherds in the ranges of the Mojave desert. The language in the book is straightforward, without any fat on it, as we follow Old Ramon and the young boy who has been sent to learn about sheep from him.

A Newberry Honor book, suitable for young adult reading. Book. Seller Inventory # More information about this seller | Contact this seller Old Ramon. Awarded a Newbery Honor, Old Ramon tells the timeless coming-of-age story of a young boy who spends a summer with an old shepherd in the Mojave Desert.

He leaves his textbooks behind for real life lessons with Ramon as his mentor. He learns not only how to care for the sheep but how to overcome fear, how to face death and responsibility, and the difference between being alone 3/5(1).

At over 70 minutes with just ten songs, Old Ramon-- named after a Spanish children's book-- might seem a tad overlong, but it actually enhances the 8/ For the young reader the combination of an old man, a boy, and a dog are almost irresistible, particularly when the old man is as wise and gentle as Old Ramon.

In this story of a boy's apprenticeship with Ramon the shepherd, a dog is given as a present to the boy. When the dog dies protecting the flock against a wolf, he is grieved, but Ramon softens his loss with the promise of a new pet and.

In Old Ramon, the title character, an aging but infinitely wise herder of a wealthy rancher's sheep, must meet a number of challenges. In confronting them, Ramon demonstrates skills and attitudes that Schaefer values highly. Throughout the book, Schaefer intends for his reader to identify with the heroic aspects of Ramon's character.

Awarded a Newbery Honor, Old Ramon tells the timeless coming-of-age story of a young boy who spends a summer with an old shepherd in the Mojave Desert. Written in Schaefer's charming and engaging style, the novel details a boy's discovery of both the value of friendship and the hardship of life.

"Old Ramon" centers on a wise older shepherd, a young boy, and two brave dogs. Ramon teaches the boy, who is the son of his patron, how to care for a herd in the harsh terrain of the desert. The boy learns about sheep and sandstorms, rattlesnakes and wolves; he also learns about friendship and loss, bravery and cool-headed wisdom/5.

Old Ramon is as much part of the plains as a gnarled uniper, and wise as only years of experience can teach, He is a sheperd who has taken into his care a small boy who watches and elarns from Ramon: about sheep, rattlesnakes, sandstorms, eoyotes, and wolves.

The Ramona books are a series of eight humorous children's novels by Beverly Cleary that center on Ramona Quimby, her family and first book, Beezus and Ramona, appeared in The final book, Ramona's World, was published in Two books in the series were named Newbery Honor books, Ramona and Her Father and Ramona Quimby, Age 8.

Ramona and Her Mother received the Author: Beverly Cleary. A wise old shepherd teaches a young boy lessons about survival, bravery, wisdom, and friendship as he shows him how to care for a flock of sheep in the harsh Mo Books and Authors Top Teaching Blog Teacher's Tool Kit Student Activities The Teacher Store Book Clubs Book Fairs Scholastic Education Classroom Magazines About Us Old Ramon.

The setting is, of course, a main strength; but so are the conversations and relationship between Ramon and the boy and their dogs, the wisdom and stories Ramon imparts to the boy (I was reminded a bit of Santiago and Manolin, though that old man is alone with his sea for much of the book)/5(6).

Awarded a Newbery Honor, Old Ramon tells the timeless coming-of-age story of a young boy who spends a summer with an old shepherd in the Mojave Desert. He leaves his textbooks behind for real life lessons with Ramon as his mentor. He learns not only how to care for the sheep but how to overcome fear, how to face death and responsibility, and the difference between being alone Brand: University of New Mexico Press.

Title of a book, article or other published item (this will display to the public): Old Ramon. What type of media is this winner?: Book. Winner Detail Create Date: Tuesday, October 5, - Winner Detail Change Date: Wednesday, Janu - Winner Detail Change ID:   Buy a cheap copy of Old Ramon (The Newbery Honor Roll) book by Jack Schaefer.

Jack Schaefer, author of the classic Shane, has written a timeless story about the friendship of a wise old shepherd and a young boy set in the Mojave Desert. Free shipping over $/5(1).

E-book November ; Details. Overview. Awarded a Newbery Honor, Old Ramon tells the timeless coming-of-age story of a young boy who spends a summer with an old shepherd in the Mojave Desert.

He leaves his textbooks behind for real life lessons with Ramon as his mentor. Together, the old man, the boy, and the dogs face many dangers: sand storms, wolves, heat, thirst. The boy learns much from Ramon about not just tending sheep, but about life, how to love others, and what it means to take on responsibilities.

This book is very short, just a hundred pages, but it packs so much wisdom and beauty into those pages!Author: Hamlette (Rachel).Old Ramon Author Schaefer, Jack Illustrator West, Harold Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used - NF Jacket condition NF Edition First Edition Binding Hardcover Publisher Houghton Mifflin Place of Publication Boston Date published Bookseller catalogs Western;Book Edition: First Edition.Awarded a Newbery Honor, Old Ramon tells the timeless coming-of-age story of a young boy who spends a summer with an old shepherd in the Mojave Desert.

He leaves his textbooks behind for real life lessons with Ramon as his mentor. He learns not only how to care for the sheep but how to overcome fear, how to face death and responsibility, and the difference between being alone and being Price: $