Hero and the Crown

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By Robin McKinley
Publisher Ace Trade
Hero and the Crown
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For over a decade, Robin McKinleys richly woven saga has gripped the imagination of readers and caused critics to hail her as a master of fantasy. It is the story of Aerin, haunted since childhood by the legend of her mothera witchwoman who enspelled the king and then died of disappointment after giving birth to a daughter, rather than the heroic son the kingdom needed. But little did the young princess know the longdormant powers of her mother would wield their own destiny. For though she was a woman, Aerin was destined to be the true hero who would one day wield the power of the Blue Sword....

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88205 words88,205 words
240 pages240 pages
Lexile 1050LLexile 1050L
Grade 3 to H+Grade 3 to H+
Age 8-18Age 8-18
Published 1998Published 1998

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