Set in the 1400s during the War
of the Roses, this thrilling classic traces the adventures of young Richard
Shelton as he attempts to rescue the fair Joanna Sedley and outwit the
treacherous knight who killed his father. Richard learns the meaning of
courage, loyalty, and honor as well as the life-changing truth that our
actions—good or bad—affect others in ways we cannot always foresee. Classic
historical fiction written by Robert Louis Stevenson. 300 pages. Digital Edition
and audio CD available. Gr. 7–12.
See also our other books in the
Adventures in History Series, classic stories of daring adventures in
historical settings. These books designed for personal benefit are also
recommended for book reports.
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