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The King's Fifth

by Scott O'dell

Houghton Mifflin Harcourt | September 4, 2006 | Trade Paperback

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In this deeply affecting novel Scott O''Dell envelops the reader in the heroic world of the conquistadors-a world that is at once somber and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 272 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.69 in

Published: September 4, 2006

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0618747834

ISBN - 13: 9780618747832

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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The King's Fifth

by Scott O'dell

Format: Trade Paperback

Dimensions: 272 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 0.69 in

Published: September 4, 2006

Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt

Language: English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10: 0618747834

ISBN - 13: 9780618747832

About the Book

In this deeply affecting novel Scott O'Dell envelops the reader in the
heroic world of the conquistadors--a world that is at once somber
and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these
steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge
of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

From the Publisher

In this deeply affecting novel Scott O''Dell envelops the reader in the heroic world of the conquistadors-a world that is at once somber and many-colored. Though they may have been ruthless, these steel-helmeted young men of Spain lived their lives on the very edge of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

From the Jacket

In this deeply affecting novel Scott O''Dell envelops the reader in the heroic world of the conquistadors, a world that is at once somber and many-colored. ruthless they may have been, these steel-helmeted young men of Spain, but they lived their lives on the very edge of eternity with style and uncommon courage.

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.

Editorial Reviews

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

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

Appropriate for ages: 13 - 17

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