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  • 2 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 1 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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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 -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780785234012
  • ISBN: 0785234012
  • Physical Description: 328 pages ; 22 cm
  • Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2021]

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Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
Grades 10-12. Thomas Nelson.
Reviews

  • 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 people—rarely 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.

Subject: Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Nobility > Fiction.
Knights and knighthood > Fiction.
False imprisonment > Fiction.
Stepmothers > Fiction.
Middle Ages > Fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Great Britain > History > Medieval period, 1066-1485 > Fiction.
Brothers and sisters > Fiction.
Nobility > Fiction.
Knights and knighthood > Fiction.
False imprisonment > Fiction.
Stepmothers > Fiction.
Christian life > Fiction.
Middle Ages > Fiction.
Great Britain > History > Medieval period, 1066-1485 > Fiction.
JUVENILE FICTION / General.
Genre: Historical fiction.
Christian fiction.

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