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Will Sparrow's road [sound recording] / Karen Cushman.

Cushman, Karen. (Author). Kellgren, Katherine. (Added Author).

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bentley Memorial Library - Bolton J BCD FIC Cus (Text to phone) 33160108938641 Juvenile Book on CD Available -
Bethel Public Library J CDBOOK CUSHMAN (Text to phone) 34030127763537 Juvenile Book on CD Available -

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General Note: Compact discs.
Duration: 5:00:00.
Participant or Performer Note: Read by Katherine Kellgren.
Summary, etc.: In 1599 England, twelve-year-old lying, thieving Will Sparrow runs away, meets many colorful characters on the road, and then reluctantly joins a traveling "oddities" exhibit, where he learns to see beyond appearances.
Target Audience Note:
Subject: Conduct of life Fiction
Freak shows Fiction
Runaways Fiction
Conduct of life Juvenile fiction
Freak shows Juvenile fiction
Runaway children Juvenile fiction
Genre: Audiobooks.
Children's audiobooks.

Syndetic Solutions - Summary for ISBN Number 9780449014707
Will Sparrow's Road
Will Sparrow's Road
by Cushman, Karen
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Will Sparrow's Road

Will Sparrow, liar and thief, is running away--from the father who sold him for beer, from the innkeeper who threatened to sell him as a chimney sweep, from his whole sorry life. Barefoot and penniless, without family, friends, or boots, Will is determined to avoid capture and, of course, to find something to eat. Some of the travelers he meets on the road have a kind word for him and a promise of better things to come, such as coins and juicy beef ribs. Eager to go along, Will repeatedly finds himself tricked by older and wiser tricksters. Each time, he resolves afresh to trust no one and care for no one. But luckily for Will, he can't keep his guard up forever. The lively goings-on behind the scenes of Elizabethan market fairs provide a colorful, earthy backdrop for Karen Cushman's wise and funny story of a runaway who finally, and unexpectedly, stops running.
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