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Lloyd Alexander.
New York : Dutton, c1981.
184 p. ; 22 cm.


A boy fleeing from criminal charges falls in with a charlatan, his dwarf attendant, and an urchin girl, travels with them about the kingdom of Westmark, and ultimately arrives at the palace where the king is grieving over the loss of his daughter.

Best Books:

Best Books for Young Adults, 1981 ; American Library Association YALSA; United States
Middle And Junior High School Library Catalog, Eighth Edition, 2000 ; H.W. Wilson; United States

Awards, Honors, Prizes:

National Book Award, 1982 Winner Children's Books, Fiction (Hardcover) United States

State and Provincial Reading Lists:

Kentucky Bluegrass Award, 1984 ; Nominee; Kentucky
Utah Children's Book Awards, 1983 ; Nominee; Children's Fiction; Utah

Reading Measurement Programs:

Accelerated Reader
Interest Level Middle Grade
Book Level 5.3
Accelerated Reader Points 6
Accelerated Vocabulary
LanguageCall NumberLCCNDewey DecimalISBN/ISSN
English (eng) PZ7.A3774 We 1981
80022242 [Fic]
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