The Resource Court of swans, Melanie Dickerson

Court of swans, Melanie Dickerson

Label
Court of swans
Title
Court of swans
Statement of responsibility
Melanie Dickerson
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
England, 1381: Delia's idyllic life as daughter of an earl is shattered when her father dies and his wife accuses Delia's seven brothers of treason and murder. The youngest is only ten years old, but this doesn't stop the guards from hauling them off to the Tower of London. There they await a grim fate, as child-king Richard II is executing anyone who poses a threat to his throne. Delia is their only hope for pardon and freedom. Sir Geoffrey did not expect his first assignment as captain of the guard to be the arrest of boys so young. He dutifully imprisons the brothers, but he can't ignore the sense, rooted in personal experience, that injustice and treachery are at work. Determined to rescue her brothers, Delia secures a position as a seamstress for the queen. Her quest is all but impossible as the executions continue. Sir Geoffrey offers to be her ally, but should she trust him in a court where everyone has an agenda?
Member of
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10936404
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Dickerson, Melanie
Dewey number
813.6
Index
no index present
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 7
  • 10
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Series statement
Dericott tale
Series volume
0001
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Middle Ages
  • Fathers
  • Stepmothers
  • Brothers and sisters
  • False imprisonment
  • Women dressmakers
  • Nobility
  • Knights and knighthood
  • Rescues
  • Young adult fiction
  • Great Britain
Target audience
adolescent
Label
Court of swans, Melanie Dickerson
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780785234012
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print
Label
Court of swans, Melanie Dickerson
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
  • nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Dimensions
23 cm.
Extent
328 pages
Isbn
9780785234012
Isbn Type
(hbk.)
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
  • n
Specific material designation
regular print

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