The Hero and the Crown Robin McKinley

The Hero and the Crown

Author: Robin McKinley
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Book Title
The Hero and the Crown
Author
Robin McKinley
ISBN
9780141309811
A Newbery Medal Winner Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin has never been accepted as full royalty. Both in and out of the royal court, people whisper the story of her mother, the witchwoman, who was said to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an heir to rule Damar-then died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. But none of them, not even Aerin herself, can predict her future-for she is to be the true hero who will wield the power of the Blue Sword... " The Hero and the Crown] confirms McKinley as an important writer of modern heroic fantasy, a genre whose giants include C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin."--The Washington Post "An utterly engrossing fantasy."--The New York TimesBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Robin McKinleyPublisher: Puffin BooksPublished: 10/02/2000ISBN: 9780141309811Pages: 272Weight: 0.45lbsSize: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.70dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 227 / Hero and the CrownReading Level: 7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 15
A Newbery Medal Winner

Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin has never been accepted as full royalty. Both in and out of the royal court, people whisper the story of her mother, the witchwoman, who was said to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an heir to rule Damar-then died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. But none of them, not even Aerin herself, can predict her future-for she is to be the true hero who will wield the power of the Blue Sword...

" The Hero and the Crown] confirms McKinley as an important writer of modern heroic fantasy, a genre whose giants include C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin."--The Washington Post

"An utterly engrossing fantasy."--The New York Times

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robin McKinley
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 10/02/2000
ISBN: 9780141309811
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.70d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 227 / Hero and the Crown
Reading Level: 7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 15
A Newbery Medal Winner

Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin has never been accepted as full royalty. Both in and out of the royal court, people whisper the story of her mother, the witchwoman, who was said to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an heir to rule Damar-then died of despair when she found she had borne a daughter instead of a son. But none of them, not even Aerin herself, can predict her future-for she is to be the true hero who will wield the power of the Blue Sword...

" The Hero and the Crown] confirms McKinley as an important writer of modern heroic fantasy, a genre whose giants include C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula K. Le Guin."--The Washington Post

"An utterly engrossing fantasy."--The New York Times

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Robin McKinley
Publisher: Puffin Books
Published: 10/02/2000
ISBN: 9780141309811
Pages: 272
Weight: 0.45lbs
Size: 7.60h x 5.00w x 0.70d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 227 / Hero and the Crown
Reading Level: 7 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 15