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Band of Merry Kids, The

Author/Publisher/Website: Skuy, D.
Copyright: 2018
Evaluation/Record Entry Date: Apr/2020
Submitting suppliers/Website: Not Available
Primary Identifier: 9781770865334
Recommended Grades and Subjects/Courses: 4-6
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Resource Description

Pip, the son of a medieval blanket merchant, idolizes Robin Hood, wishes his father could be more like Robin, and aims to fight injustice himself. While visiting a fair with his father and cousins he makes new friends, witnesses the injustices the poor suffer, has many adventures including a life-saving mission, and learns a secret about his father. This adventurous coming-of-age novel for grades 4-6 is suited to a class read-aloud, literature circle, independent reading, and library addition, encourages students to think about the human condition, and can launch discussion of good vs. evil, loyalty, friendship, morality, and bravery. Log in to read the full review.