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The Minstrel Boy
     

The Minstrel Boy

by Sharon Stewart
 

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Winner of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Choice: Best Books for Kids & Teens

David Baird, a talented young rock musician, accompanies his estranged father to Wales. Fleeing after a quarrel, David has a bizarre motorcycle accident which hurls him back in time to medieval Prydein. A variation on the Arthurian legend, The Minstrel Boy

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Winner of the Canadian Children’s Book Centre Choice: Best Books for Kids & Teens

David Baird, a talented young rock musician, accompanies his estranged father to Wales. Fleeing after a quarrel, David has a bizarre motorcycle accident which hurls him back in time to medieval Prydein. A variation on the Arthurian legend, The Minstrel Boy introduces us to Merlin as a stern music teacher who takes David under his wing and a young King Arthur who becomes his friend. David eventually wins the respect of the town with his strange but beautiful songs, becoming a popular minstrel boy and quickly settling into the rhythm of this ancient society. Amidst a whirlwind of conflict and romance, David discovers a new path for his music, the source of his troubled dreams, and the heart he never knew he had.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780929141541
Publisher:
Dundurn Press
Publication date:
10/28/1999
Pages:
176
Product dimensions:
5.13(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.44(d)
Age Range:
12 Years

Meet the Author

Sharon Stewart is one of Canada's best-loved young adult novelists, author of The Dark Tower and Banished from our Home. She lives in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

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