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Court of swans / Melanie Dickerson.

By: Dickerson, Melanie [author.]Material type: TextTextSeries: Dickerson, Melanie. Dericott tales: 01.Publisher: Nashville, Tennessee : Thomas Nelson, [2021]Copyright date: �2021Description: 328 pages ; 22 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780785234012; 0785234012Related works: Adaptation of (work) : Andersen, H. C. 1805-1875. Vilde svaner. EnglishSubject(s): 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 | Brothers and sisters | False imprisonment | Knights and knighthood | Middle Ages | Nobility | Stepmothers | Young adult fiction | Great Britain | Siblings -- Juvenile fiction | Nobility -- Juvenile fiction | Knights and knighthood -- Juvenile fiction | Criminal procedure -- Juvenile fiction | Stepfamilies -- Juvenile fiction | Christian life -- Juvenile fiction | Middle Ages -- Juvenile fiction | Siblings -- Fiction | Nobility -- Fiction | Knights and knighthood -- Fiction | Criminal procedure -- Fiction | Stepfamilies -- Fiction | Christian life -- Fiction | Middle Ages -- Fiction | Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1485, Medieval period -- Juvenile fiction | Great Britain -- History -- 1066-1485, Medieval period -- Fiction | 1066-1485Genre/Form: Young adult fiction. | Christian fiction. | Fiction. | Historical fiction. | History. | Historical fiction. | Christian fiction.Additional physical formats: Online version:: Court of swansDDC classification: [Fic] LOC classification: PZ7.D5575 | Cou 2021Summary: 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 jacketSummary: 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. A retelling of the Wild Swans by Hans Christian Andersen.
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Includes and excerpt from "The golden braid."

Grades 10-12. 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. A retelling of the Wild Swans by Hans Christian Andersen.

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