The King's Fifth

The King's Fifth

By:  Scott O'Dell

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A 1967 Newbery Honor Book

While awaiting trial for murder and withholding from the king the obligatory fifth of the gold found in Cibola, Esteban, a seventeen-year-old cartographer, recalls his adventures with a band of conquistadors.

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  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547349688

  • ISBN-10: 0547349688

  • Pages: 272

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 09/04/2006

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 840L

Scott O'Dell
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Scott O'Dell

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.
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    "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

Available Resources

Related Categories

  • Format: eBook

  • ISBN-13/EAN: 9780547349688

  • ISBN-10: 0547349688

  • Pages: 272

  • Price: $7.99

  • Publication Date: 09/04/2006

  • Age(s): 12,13,14,15,16

  • Grade(s): 7-12

  • Reading Level:

    • Lexile Reading Level 840L

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