From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. In her name appears in the shipyard lists, but she was apparently not documented as a returning hero. To ask other readers questions about Cruzada en ‘jeans’ , please sign up. Then again, it’s a children’s book and it had some entertainment value. If I were to have the choice to go back in time I’d like the fashion of the 20’s’s because my beads always hang straight, classy hair of the 40’s and the world of the mid-nineties when my house was worth something. Want to Read Currently Reading Read.

Beckman is best known for Crusade in Jeans , a children’s time travel novel for which she was awarded the Gouden Griffel. In other projects Wikimedia Commons. Part of it may be due to the fact that this is a translation. Kenau engraving by Jacob Houbraken after the fantasy portrait. A 16 year old boy gets transported back in time, right in the middle of a children’s crusade In her name appears in the shipyard lists, but she was apparently not documented as a returning hero. Beckman is fascinated by history and wrote books about many historical periods.

De film doet de boek geen recht aan, maar ja. Se 1 question about Cruzada en ‘jeans’…. Media related to Thea Beckman at Wikimedia Commons. After her death, the Historisch Nieuwsblad historical newspaper renamed the “Bontekoe-award” a prize for the best historical youth book, established in as the Thea Beckman award.

This page was last edited on 29 Januaryat I also tried to take into consideration that this is a children’s book published in the s. Lieven Hansz stated that he had bought the ship in Flensburg from the port official charged with selling deserted ships.


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Kenau Simonsdochter Hasselaer — was a wood merchant of Haarlemwho became a legendary folk hero for her fearless defense of the city against the Spanish invaders during the siege of Haarlem in Very Interesting story, full of knowledge and exciting events.

Verdediging van Haarlem in. The only thing I would change is the narration because it is very slow and the book turns very bored in some parts. Want to Read Currently Reading Read. I was not very engaged by the writing style, and while the overall concept is very cool, I was never impressed by any of the characters.

Somehow the story arose that it was Kenau who threw these ‘tar wreaths’.

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I would say this is a difficult read for younger middle grade and many of the scenes seem repetitive and pacing slow.

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Dolf is forced to accept the mindset of the time and work within it’s constraints and yet he still comes out respecting and appreciating the wonderful friends that he makes. He pointed out that neither she nor any other woman had been placed on the list of ‘war criminals’ after the Spanish took control, while her year-old cousin Pieter Dirksz Hasselaera member of the schutterijwas on the list and was arrested, though later released.

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There story was not really exciting as I watched Timeline before, but looking at the release dates Michael Crichton stole it from this book. Their marriage produced three children, their two sons Rien and Jerry and their only daughter Marianne. They had 4 children; Guerte, Margriet, Lubbrich, and Gerbrand. She married Nanning Gerbrandsz Borst around Originally, it stood for female bravery, but simonsdochyer social role models developed, the word kenau came to stand for “shrew”.


Beckman is fascinated by history and wrote books about many historical periods. Een beetje SF, wat romantiek en een hoop socio-politieke kritiek, zowel hedendaags als middeleeuws.


But in general is very recommendable, provided you have a lot simknsdochter time to read it: To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Beckman studied social psychology while she was in her twenties, attending the University of Utrecht. And well readable in Dutch as a foreigner.

No trivia or quizzes yet. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Views Read Edit View history. This anonymous account mentioned in the next paragraph how the people of Haarlem stood on these earthworks and threw burning tar wreaths around the necks of the enemy, and described how one Spanish soldier jumped into the river Spaarne to douse the flames only to drown from the weight of his armor.