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Horn.

John Clellon Holmes

Horn.

by John Clellon Holmes

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Published by Deutsch .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published,Random House,1958.

The Physical Object
Pagination243p.,20cm
Number of Pages243
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19408883M

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Horn Book Awards. First presented in and customarily announced in June, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Awards are among the most prestigious honors in the field of children's and young adult literature. Winners are selected in three categories: Picture Book, Fiction and Poetry, and Nonfiction. Two Honor Books may be named in each category. The hornbook’s backing is a paddle-shaped board, with a handle sized for a child’s hand. The Library of Congress’ collection includes hornbooks in a variety of materials, including ivory and silver; wood is the most common backing.

hornbook: A primer; a book explaining the basics, fundamentals, or rudiments of any science or branch of knowledge. The phrase hornbook law is a colloquial designation of the rudiments or general principles of law. A colloquial reference to a series of textbooks that review various fields of law in summary, narrative form, as opposed to.   SHADOWLAND by Dr. Thomas R. Horn is the book for the reader who desires to know the real reasons for the seeming insanity and warfare waged by the “Resistant” political party and mainstream news and entertainment media. The foreword is presented by Robert L. Maginnis, a West Point graduate and a retired U.S. Army lieutenant colonel who now.


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Hornbook definition, a leaf or page containing the alphabet, religious materials, etc., covered with a sheet of transparent horn and fixed in a frame with a handle, formerly used in teaching children to read. See more. Hornbook, form of children’s primer common in both England and America from the late 16th to the late 18th century.

A sheet containing the letters of the alphabet was mounted on a wooden frame and protected with thin, transparent plates of horn. The frame was shaped like a table-tennis paddle, had.

Hornbook definition is - a child's primer consisting of a sheet of parchment or paper protected by a sheet of transparent horn.

On these Horn Book reproductions, note that there are only 24 letters in the alphabet instead of the 26 we use today. In Tudor times, the letters "i" and "j" were the same as well as "u" and "v". Many horn books also included the Lord's Prayer, as religion was a significant part of a child's life.

THE HORNBOOK The hornbook was used by school children for several centuries, starting in the Midth century, in Europe and America. The hornbook consisted of a wooden paddle with lessons tacked on and covered by a piece of transparent horn.

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The board ended in a handle that a child held while reading. hornbook (hôrn′bo͝ok′) n. An early primer consisting of a single page protected by a transparent sheet of horn, formerly used in teaching children to read.

A text that instructs in the basic skills or rudiments of a subject. hornbook (ˈhɔːnˌbʊk) n 1. (Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) a page bearing a religious text or the alphabet.

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