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Old Ramon

Jack Schaefer

Old Ramon

by Jack Schaefer

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Published by Andre Deutsch in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

Originally published, Boston, Mass., Houghton Mifflin, 1960.

Statementillustrated by Jill Bennett.
The Physical Object
Pagination111p.,ill.,21cm
Number of Pages111
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL21740261M

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. 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.

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. 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.

Preview this book» What people are The Old-time Cowhand Ramon Frederick Adams Snippet view - The Old-time Cowhand Ramon F. Adams Snippet view - .   Old Ramon, the sixth Red House Painters album, recorded in the fall of through the spring of , was intended for release that summer. But the mega-major label merger catastrophe that left hundreds of bands homeless spared few. Red House Painters looked for a brief moment like survivor.


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Old Ramon 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 Genre: 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. 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 Brand: University of New Mexico Press. 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 3/5(1). 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.

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. 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 experience.

With so many previous albums filled 8/ 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 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 /5(6).

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 4/5(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).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 Price: $Immediately download the Old Ramon summary, chapter-by-chapter analysis, book notes, essays, quotes, character descriptions, lesson plans, and more - everything you need for studying or teaching Old Ramon.