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Candlewick, 2008
Character-Building Curriculum

Coming of age storyset during the Middle Ages, sixteen-year-old Babylonne runs away from her auntand abusive grandmother.Disguisedas a boy, feisty, independent and resourceful, Babylonne would rather seek alife in a vicious war with the French than marry the senile middle-aged manchosen by her maternal grandmother. Babylonne questions her family history andbeliefs when befriended and protected by a Catholic priest who claims to haveknown her father. Grades 9 and up 400 pages

Recommended by Kathleen Nester, Librarian

Note: Loved this book, however, definitely for the upper high school student -there are many adult situations and language—whore, bitch, bastard.Can’t wait to read the other books by this author. This is book 5 in this series.


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