The King's Fifth

Scott O'Dell (Author)
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Description

A 1967 Newbery Honor Book

While awaiting trial for murder and withholding from the king the obligatory fifth of the gold found in Cibola, Esteban, a seventeen-year-old cartographer, recalls his adventures with a band of conquistadors.

Product Details

Price
$7.99  $7.35
Publisher
Houghton Mifflin
Publish Date
September 01, 2006
Pages
272
Dimensions
5.1 X 0.8 X 7.6 inches | 0.45 pounds
Language
English
Type
Paperback
EAN/UPC
9780618747832

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About the Author

Scott O'Dell (1898-1989), one of the most respected authors of historical fiction, received the Newbery Medal, three Newbery Honor Medals, and the Hans Christian Andersen Author Medal, the highest international recognition for a body of work by an author of books for young readers. Some of his many books include The Island of the Blue Dolphins, The Road to Damietta, Sing Down the Moon, and The Black Pearl.

Reviews

"The writing is subtly beautiful, often moving, and says more than may be caught in one reading."