The King's Fifth

by Scott O'Dell

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.

  • Format: Paperback
  • ISBN-13/ EAN: 9780618747832
  • ISBN-10: 0618747834
  • Pages: 272
  • Publication Date: 09/04/2006
  • Carton Quantity: 24

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  • About the Book
    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.

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    "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

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