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The hero and the crown [electronic resource] : Damar Series, Book 1. Robin McKinley.

McKinley, Robin. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781497673656 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Publisher: New York : Open Road Media Teen & Tween, 2014.

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Summary, etc.: In Robin McKinley's Newbery Medal–winning novel, an outcast princess must earn her birthright as a hero of the realm Aerin is an outcast in her own father's court, daughter of the foreign woman who, it was rumored, was a witch, and enchanted the king to marry her. She makes friends with her father's lame, retired warhorse, Talat, and discovers an old, overlooked, and dangerously imprecise recipe for dragon-fire-proof ointment in a dusty corner of her father's library. Two years, many canter circles to the left to strengthen Talat's weak leg, and many burnt twigs (and a few fingers) secretly experimenting with the ointment recipe later, Aerin is present when someone comes from an outlying village to report a marauding dragon to the king. Aerin slips off alone to fetch her horse, her sword, and her fireproof ointment . . . But modern dragons, while formidable opponents fully capable of killing a human being, are small and accounted vermin. There is...
System Details Note: Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 634 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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