The Printer's Apprentice



[Epub] ➜ The Printer's Apprentice By Stephen Krensky – E17streets4all.co.uk To ten year old Gus Croft, the city of New York in is an exciting place to be The sensational trial of Peter Zenger, printer and publisher of The New York Weekly Journal, will take place soon Zenger To ten year old Gus Croft, the city of New York The Printer's PDF/EPUB ² inis an exciting place to be The sensational trial of Peter Zenger, printer and publisher of The New York Weekly Journal, will take place soon Zenger is in jail for printing scandalous opinions about His Majesty s governor As a printer s apprentice, Gus watches every develpment closely, relieved that his master, William Bradford, is in Governor Cosby s good graces.The Printer's Apprentice

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  • Paperback
  • 112 pages
  • The Printer's Apprentice
  • Stephen Krensky
  • English
  • 06 March 2019
  • 0440412803

10 thoughts on “The Printer's Apprentice

  1. says:

    In a story based on real historical events, Gus is apprenticed to a printer in New York in 1735 Tidbits of life in pre Revolutionary America, with plenty of name dropping Sprinkled with adages from Poor Richard s Almanac Although my favorite part may be how Krensky deftly wove in examples of how printer s jargon worked its way into the English language eg out of sorts Based on the cover art, I expected a comedy, but this is a serious look at life as it was, the connection between the pr In a story based on real historical events, Gus is apprenticed to a printer in New York in 1735 Tidbits of life in pre Revolutionary America, with plenty of name dropping Sprinkled with adages from Poor Richard s Almanac Although my favorite part may be how Krensky deftly wove in examples of how printer s jargon worked its way into the English language eg out of sorts Based on the cover art, I expected a comedy, but this is a serious look at life as it was, the connection between the press and politics, and the first stirrings of the American push for liberty Good stuff

  2. says:

    Good historical fiction story that incorporates a lot of colonial living, as it tells the unfolding of the Peter Zenger trial for printing libel against the King s appointed governor, from the point of view of an apprentice of a rival printer It makes mention of everyday life in the colonies apprenticeships, cooking, how a printing press worked , and pulls in references to Poor Richard s Almanack and Ben Franklin I never learned or maybe just forgot about Peter Zenger, and the importance Good historical fiction story that incorporates a lot of colonial living, as it tells the unfolding of the Peter Zenger trial for printing libel against the King s appointed governor, from the point of view of an apprentice of a rival printer It makes mention of everyday life in the colonies apprenticeships, cooking, how a printing press worked , and pulls in references to Poor Richard s Almanack and Ben Franklin I never learned or maybe just forgot about Peter Zenger, and the importance of this trial as it helped to establish our freedom of the press I thought it was a good way to talk about it with the kids As they looked at the issue of, Should Peter Zenger go to jail for printing criticism about the governor , they, along with Gus the apprentice , went through the process of Shouldn t we support the government and be loyal If what he was printing was true, don t people have the right to know , Is it worth supporting him and the freedom of the press if the risk is bring arrested yourself , etc As an aside, it was very interesting to find out the origin of the terms upper case and lower case letters, as the types were sorted into 2 cases to be stored, the capital letters in the upper case, and the other letters in lower case

  3. says:

    Perfect for young childrenThis book is perfect for elementary school children The writing is not cumbersome, it tells a straight forward story that also manages to teach a brief lesson in apprenticeships, what s involved in being a printer, and in how free speech came to be valued in America Really, it s amazing what is packed in this slim volume The Afterward, which briefly explains what in the book is fiction, and which is historic fact really took the book from good to great I learned a t Perfect for young childrenThis book is perfect for elementary school children The writing is not cumbersome, it tells a straight forward story that also manages to teach a brief lesson in apprenticeships, what s involved in being a printer, and in how free speech came to be valued in America Really, it s amazing what is packed in this slim volume The Afterward, which briefly explains what in the book is fiction, and which is historic fact really took the book from good to great I learned a thing or two myself and I m pretty active politically Highly recommend

  4. says:

    this is a good book you should read this book

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