The King's Fifth

The King's Fifth

by Scott O'Dell

Paperback(40th Anniversary Edition)

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Overview

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780618747832
Publisher: HMH Books
Publication date: 09/04/2006
Edition description: 40th Anniversary Edition
Pages: 272
Sales rank: 437,375
Product dimensions: 5.12(w) x 7.62(h) x 0.70(d)
Lexile: 840L (what's this?)
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

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.

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