A Proud Taste for Scarlet and Miniver

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About The Book

Eleanor of Acquitaine has been waiting in Heaven for a long time to be reunited with her second husband, Henry II of England. Finally, the day has come when Henry will be judged for admission--and while Eleanor waits, three people close to her during various times of her life join her, helping to distract her and providing a rich portrait of a remarkable woman in history.

About The Author

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E.L. Konigsburg is the only author to have won the Newbery Medal and a Newbery Honor in the same year. In 1968, From the Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler won the Newbery Medal and Jennifer, Hecate, Macbeth, William McKinley, and Me, Elizabeth was named a Newbery Honor Book. Almost thirty years later she won the Newbery Medal once again for The View from Saturday. Among her other acclaimed books are Silent to the BoneThe Outcasts of 19 Schuyler Place, and The Mysterious Edge of the Heroic World.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (June 2011)
  • Length: 208 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781439132159
  • Grades: 5 - 9
  • Ages: 10 - 14

Awards and Honors

  • National Book Award Finalist
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Horn Book Fanfare
  • Phoenix Award Honor Book

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