The Whipping Boy Sid Fleischman

The Whipping Boy

Author: Sid Fleischman
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Book Title
The Whipping Boy
Author
Sid Fleischman
ISBN
9780060521226
Award-winning author Sid Fleischman blends the broadly comic with the deeply compassionate in this memorable novel, winner of the Newbery Medal. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom. A Prince and a Pauper . . . Prince Brat and his whipping boy inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws. The two boys have nothing in common and even less reason to like each other. But when they find themselves taken hostage after running away, they are left with no choice but to trust each other. A rollicking tale of adventure and mistaken identity . . . . Robust scenes and characters are vividly evoked.--Kirkus Reviews This briskly told tale of high adventure, taut with suspense and rich with colorful characters, was named an ALA Notable Book. Sid Fleischman's celebrated novel features brief, action-packed chapters and includes black-and-white illustrations by Caldecott Honor artist Peter S s. An 18th century tale about the escapades of a resourceful orphan and a spoiled young prince. . . . Full of adventure, suspense, humor, and lively characters.--The New York Times--Kirkus ReviewsBinding Type: PaperbackAuthor: Sid FleischmanPublisher: Greenwillow BooksPublished: 04/15/2003ISBN: 9780060521226Pages: 96Weight: 0.16lbsSize: 7.68h x 5.18w x 0.23dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 146 / Whipping BoyReading Level: 3.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 2

Award-winning author Sid Fleischman blends the broadly comic with the deeply compassionate in this memorable novel, winner of the Newbery Medal. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

A Prince and a Pauper . . . Prince Brat and his whipping boy inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws. The two boys have nothing in common and even less reason to like each other. But when they find themselves taken hostage after running away, they are left with no choice but to trust each other. A rollicking tale of adventure and mistaken identity . . . . Robust scenes and characters are vividly evoked.--Kirkus Reviews

This briskly told tale of high adventure, taut with suspense and rich with colorful characters, was named an ALA Notable Book. Sid Fleischman's celebrated novel features brief, action-packed chapters and includes black-and-white illustrations by Caldecott Honor artist Peter S s. An 18th century tale about the escapades of a resourceful orphan and a spoiled young prince. . . . Full of adventure, suspense, humor, and lively characters.--The New York Times

--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sid Fleischman
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Published: 04/15/2003
ISBN: 9780060521226
Pages: 96
Weight: 0.16lbs
Size: 7.68h x 5.18w x 0.23d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 146 / Whipping Boy
Reading Level: 3.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 2

Award-winning author Sid Fleischman blends the broadly comic with the deeply compassionate in this memorable novel, winner of the Newbery Medal. This middle grade novel is an excellent choice for tween readers in grades 5 to 6, especially during homeschooling. It's a fun way to keep your child entertained and engaged while not in the classroom.

A Prince and a Pauper . . . Prince Brat and his whipping boy inadvertently trade places after becoming involved with dangerous outlaws. The two boys have nothing in common and even less reason to like each other. But when they find themselves taken hostage after running away, they are left with no choice but to trust each other. A rollicking tale of adventure and mistaken identity . . . . Robust scenes and characters are vividly evoked.--Kirkus Reviews

This briskly told tale of high adventure, taut with suspense and rich with colorful characters, was named an ALA Notable Book. Sid Fleischman's celebrated novel features brief, action-packed chapters and includes black-and-white illustrations by Caldecott Honor artist Peter S s. An 18th century tale about the escapades of a resourceful orphan and a spoiled young prince. . . . Full of adventure, suspense, humor, and lively characters.--The New York Times

--Kirkus Reviews

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: Sid Fleischman
Publisher: Greenwillow Books
Published: 04/15/2003
ISBN: 9780060521226
Pages: 96
Weight: 0.16lbs
Size: 7.68h x 5.18w x 0.23d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 146 / Whipping Boy
Reading Level: 3.9 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 2