Set in the 14th century, this is the classic story of one boy's personal heroism when he loses the use of his legs. "An enthralling and inspiring ...Show synopsisSet in the 14th century, this is the classic story of one boy's personal heroism when he loses the use of his legs. "An enthralling and inspiring tale of triumph over handicap. Unusually beautiful illustrations, full of authentic detail, combine with the text to make life in England during Middle Ages come alive". ("The New York Times".) A Newbery Medal and Lewis Carroll Shelf Awards.Hide synopsis
Description:Very good in good dust jacket. book near fine, dj has tears,...Very good in good dust jacket. book near fine, dj has tears, price clip, dj sticker for award but wrinkled. 111 p. illus. (part col. ) 24 cm. Includes Illustrations. Audience: Children/juvenile. 1950 Newberry Award
Description:Very Good- in Very Good- jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s)...Very Good- in Very Good- jacket. Book. Signed by Author(s) Bottom front corner has been chewed off, else couple chips to jacket and edgewear.
Description:Illustrated by De Angeli, Marguerite. Very good in good dust...Illustrated by De Angeli, Marguerite. Very good in good dust jacket. The dramatic story of Robin, crippled son of a knight, who proves his courage and wins his king's recognition-set against a background of fourteenth-century England. Blue boards, yellow title to spine. Colour plates and b/w illustrations. Awarded the Newbery medal for a distinguished contribution to literature for children. Corners and spine are bumped. A few small marks to covers. Light foxing to endpapers. Inscription in ink to half-title page. Wrapper is price-cut with small tears/chips, and a little loss to top of spine and a couple of corners. Some green scribble marks to front panel. [S]
Description:De Angeli, Marguerite. Very Good. No Jacket. KLT 038457 Signed...De Angeli, Marguerite. Very Good. No Jacket. KLT 038457 Signed by author on title page and dated 1950. Solid blue cloth hard cover with fairly mild wear and soiling. No jacket. Interior pages mostly clean. Binding is good. Name of prior owner on ffep. 112pp.
I use it in my classroom. The students enjoyed it. It is an easy enough read for lower reading abilities but Lots of great extension activities for higher achieving students. I recommend it very much. Buy it for your classroom. You will use it.
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