Ethan Frome Ethan Frome is the central character in Edith Wharton's novel bearing the same name, "Ethan Frome". He is a generally sympathetic protagonist in that we see him as a decent human being, a sensitive man and a lover of nature. He is, however, a victim of a set of circumstances that weaken his emotional strength. He is conflicted between his passion and the social mores of his time and place. He is also constricted by a harsh winter climate of the small New England town in which he resides. The story centers around Ethan, and his endurance of his bitter, shrewish wife, and his passion for another young woman.
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Ethan Frome (Edith Wharton) - Tragic story of wasted lives, set against a bleak New England background. A poverty-stricken New England farmer, his ailing wife and a youthful housekeeper are drawn relentlessly into a deep-rooted domestic struggle in this hauntingly grim tale of thwarted love. Considered by many to be Wharton's masterpiece. Recommended for ages young adult.
Ethan Out and About: Brand New Readers (Johanna Hurwitz) - Four simple stories about playing outside that will make new readers eager to keep going! Ethan chases a cat, learns to ride his bike, finds a surprise at the bird feeder, and unintentionally shares his picnic in four short, funny stories. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Ethan's Barbershop Singing Family (Mary Ann Watson) - Men, women, boys and girls throughout America and other countries enjoy Barbershop Singing. This harmonic singing style is a tradition in Ethan's family. As he introduces the reader to the hobby, the illustrations bring it to life with delightful warmth and meaningful interpretation. Recommended for ages 4-8.
Ethan's Story: My Life With Autism (Ethan Rice) - A children's book written by eight year old Ethan Rice who happens to be autistic. In this fully illustrated book Ethan explains what autism means to him and why he feels so very blessed that God made him this way. Recommended for ages 5-9.
Ethan, Suspended (Pamela Ehrenberg) - After getting suspended from school, Ethan Oppenheimer is uprooted from his comfortable suburban life in Pennsylvania and sent to live in Washington, D.C., with grandparents he hardly knows. At Parker Junior High, he stands out as the only white student. Making friends there is difficult; fitting in, impossible. It doesn’t help that his overprotective grandparents expect him to live their old-fashioned, frugal lifestyle. As he tries to find his way in this new world, Ethan also struggles with issues from the world he left behind - guilt about the events surrounding his suspension, anxiety about his parents separation, loneliness for the company of his family and friends. Slowly, Ethan adjusts. He makes a few friends; he joins the jazz band and learns a new instrument; he even gets used to dried-out dinners at 4:30 pm. Along the way he learns a lot about prejudice and acceptance - and about himself and his changing family situation. Recommended for ages 10-14.
Rabbits and Redcoats (Robert Newton Peck) - Two young boys join Ethan Allen and his Green Mountain Boys in the attack on Fort Ticonderoga during the American Revolution. Recommended for ages 9-12.
Summerland (Michael Chabon) - “You better be ready, kid," said a voice just behind him. "Pretty soon now you’re going to get the call." Ethan looked behind him. On the other side of the low chain-link fence that separated the ball field from the spectator area leaned a dark little man with bright green eyes. He was an old man, with white hair pulled back into a ponytail and a big, intelligent nose. His skin was the color of a well-oiled baseball glove. The expression on his face was half mocking and half annoyed, as if he had been disappointed to catch Ethan napping, but not surprised. There was something in his face that said he knew Ethan Feld. Summerland is a magical place, where the local Little League gathers to play baseball on a perfectly manicured lawn, and the sun is always shining in a flawless blue sky. However, the small beings known as ferishers, who ensure this perfect weather, are threatened by an ancient enemy and need a hero -- a baseball star, in fact -- to vanquish their foe... " Recommended for ages 12-14.
The View from Saturday (E.L. Kognisburg) - 1996 Newbery Medalwinner about four unlikely students, Noah, Nadia, Ethan, and Julian become bonded together when their teacher chooses them to represent their class in an Academic Bowl competition. This is a touching story of friendship, compassion, growth, and the importance of telling your story. Recommended for ages 8-12.
Famous People Named Ethan - Ethan Hawke (actor); Ethan Coen (director)
Famous People who Named their Son Ethan - Edward Furlong (actor); Jackson Browne (musician)
Ethan Allen - No, we're not talking about the furniture store. Ethan Allen was an actual historical figure dating back to the 1700's. He is most notable as the leader of the "Green Mountain Boys", a group of Vermont patriots who fought valiantly in the American Revolutionary war.