692 pages, 7.63 × 5.13 × 1 in
November 6, 2012
Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
The following ISBNs are associated with this title:
ISBN - 10: 0547851421
ISBN - 13: 9780547851426
About the Book
An essential library of four classic Newbery Honor-winning books: "The Black Pearl" by O'Dell; "On My Honor" by Marion Dane Bauer; "Catherine, Called Birdy" by Karen Cushman; and "The Wednesday Wars" by Gary Schmidt.
From the Publisher
This lovely library of stellar Newbery Honor-winning novels features four favorite adventures: Scott O'Dell's The Black Pearl (1968), Marion Dane Bauer's On My Honor (1987), Karen Cushman's Catherine, Called Birdy (1995), and Gary D. Schmidt's Wednesday Wars (2008). All four are the latest paperback editions with updated covers, and the set makes a wonderful gift for the voracious reader. Pair with the Newbery Collection boxed set!
Praise for The Black Pearl:
'Reverberates with . . . proud admiration of the courage of the human spirit.' - Publishers Weekly
Praise for On My Honor:
'A powerful, soul-stirring novel told simply and well.' - Booklist, starred review
Praise for Catherine, Called Birdy:
'Superb historical fiction.' - School Library Journal, starred review
Praise for The Wednesday Wars:
'Schmidt? makes the implausible believable and the everyday momentous? a gentle, hopeful, moving story.' - Booklist, starred review
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.
Gary D. Schmidt is the bestselling author of Okay For Now , the Newbery Honor and Printz Honor book Lizzie Bright and the Buckminster Boy , and the Newbery Honor book The Wednesday Wars. He is a professor of English at Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
Karen Cushman's acclaimed historical novels include Catherine, Called Birdy, a Newbery Honor winner, and The Midwife's Apprentice , which received the Newbery Medal. She lives on Vashon Island in Washington State. Her website is www.karencushmanbooks.com."