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The King's Fifth

Scott O'Dell

Paperback

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Other Editions of This Title:
Compact Disc (6/20/2010)
Hardcover (9/9/1966)
MP3 CD (8/11/2015)
Compact Disc (5/4/2015)
Paperback, Chinese (8/1/2012)
Paperback, Chinese (7/11/2008)
MP3 CD (6/20/2010)
MP3 CD (6/20/2010)
Compact Disc (6/20/2010)

Description

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.


Praise For The King's Fifth

"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

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780618747832, 272pp.

Publication Date: September 4, 2006



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.