Court of swans / Melanie Dickerson.
- 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
- 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)
2 current holds with 3 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|Detroit Lakes Public Library||Y DIC (Text)||33500013330915||New||Checked out||04/26/2021|
|Hawley Public Library||Y DIC (Text)||33500013330923||New||Available||-|
|Roseau Public Library||ya DIC (Text)||35500006439754||New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9780785234012
- ISBN: 0785234012
- Physical Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
- Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, 
England, 1381. Delia's quiet life as the daughter of an earl is shattered when her seven brothers are betrayed by their father and falsely arrested for treason and murder. With the Peasants' Revolt threatening the peace of the kingdom, King Richard II is executing anyone who poses a threat to his throne. Delia infiltrates the palace as a seamstress for the new queen so she can be near her brothers. She discovers Sir Geoffrey, the guard captain who arrested her brothers, has been secretly carrying food to them in the Tower of London. Can the two right this wrong-- without losing their heads to this execution-prone king? -- adapted from jacket
In medieval England, after her seven brothers are falsely accused of murder and treason, eighteen-year-old Delia flees their cruel stepmother and becomes a seamstress at Westminster Palace, hoping to gain their release, with Sir Geoffrey's assistance.
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Grades 10-12. Thomas Nelson.
- Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2021 January #1
In the late fourteenth century, Lady Delia tries to befriend her father's new bride, even as she treats Delia and her seven brothers with nothing but disdain. All too soon, her father passes away, and her brothers are accused of treason, hauled away to prison, and threatened with a deadly fate. Desperate to save them, Delia visits an abbey, installs herself as close to the king as she can, and befriends his guards and knights. As she plots her brothers' escape, she must discover if the new knights in her life have honorable intentions, and whether she wants to see them after this ordeal is over. Court of Swans is a well-crafted escape thriller with plenty of longing glances to break up scenes of sword fighting. Delia is a compelling protagonist because she is able to see the good in peopleârarely do you see an obviously wicked stepmother so often given the benefit of the doubt. A perfect pick for fans of period dramas who want a little action mixed into their romance. Grades 9-12. Copyright 2021 Booklist Reviews.
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