The Blue Sword Robin McKinley

The Blue Sword

Author: Robin McKinley
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Book Title
The Blue Sword
Author
Robin McKinley
ISBN
9780141309750
Read this modern classic of young adult fantasy from award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Robin McKinley Harry Crewe is an orphan girl who comes to live in Damar, the desert country shared by the Homelanders and the secretive, magical Free Hillfolk. When Corlath, the Hillfolk King, sees her for the first time, he is shaken--for he can tell that she is something more than she appears to be. He will soon realize what Harry has never guessed: She is to become Harimad-sol, King's Rider, and carry the Blue Sword, Gonturan, which no woman has wielded since the legendary Lady Aerin, generations past. * "This is a zesty, romantic heroic fantasy with an appealingly stalwart heroine, a finely realized mythical kingdom, and a grounding in reality that enhances the tale's verve as a fantasy."--Booklist (starred review) "McKinley knows her geography of fantasy, the nuances of the language, the atmosphere of magic . . . ."--The Washington Post A Newbery Honor Book An ALA Notable Book An ALA Best Book for Young AdultsBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Robin McKinleyPublisher: Puffin BooksPublished: 10/01/2000ISBN: 9780141309750Pages: 272Weight: 0.51lbsSize: 7.76h x 5.13w x 0.79dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 106 / Blue SwordReading Level: 6.8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 17
Read this modern classic of young adult fantasy from award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Robin McKinley

Harry Crewe is an orphan girl who comes to live in Damar, the desert country shared by the Homelanders and the secretive, magical Free Hillfolk. When Corlath, the Hillfolk King, sees her for the first time, he is shaken--for he can tell that she is something more than she appears to be. He will soon realize what Harry has never guessed: She is to become Harimad-sol, King's Rider, and carry the Blue Sword, Gonturan, which no woman has wielded since the legendary Lady Aerin, generations past.

* "This is a zesty, romantic heroic fantasy with an appealingly stalwart heroine, a finely realized mythical kingdom, and a grounding in reality that enhances the tale's verve as a fantasy."--Booklist (starred review)

"McKinley knows her geography of fantasy, the nuances of the language, the atmosphere of magic . . . ."--The Washington Post

A Newbery Honor Book
An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robin McKinley
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 10/01/2000
ISBN: 9780141309750
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.51lbs
Size: 7.76h x 5.13w x 0.79d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 106 / Blue Sword
Reading Level: 6.8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 17
Read this modern classic of young adult fantasy from award-winning, New York Times bestselling author Robin McKinley

Harry Crewe is an orphan girl who comes to live in Damar, the desert country shared by the Homelanders and the secretive, magical Free Hillfolk. When Corlath, the Hillfolk King, sees her for the first time, he is shaken--for he can tell that she is something more than she appears to be. He will soon realize what Harry has never guessed: She is to become Harimad-sol, King's Rider, and carry the Blue Sword, Gonturan, which no woman has wielded since the legendary Lady Aerin, generations past.

* "This is a zesty, romantic heroic fantasy with an appealingly stalwart heroine, a finely realized mythical kingdom, and a grounding in reality that enhances the tale's verve as a fantasy."--Booklist (starred review)

"McKinley knows her geography of fantasy, the nuances of the language, the atmosphere of magic . . . ."--The Washington Post

A Newbery Honor Book
An ALA Notable Book
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robin McKinley
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 10/01/2000
ISBN: 9780141309750
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.51lbs
Size: 7.76h x 5.13w x 0.79d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 106 / Blue Sword
Reading Level: 6.8 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 17