Gidwitz plunges into medieval France to tell the incredible story of three gifted children, a holy greyhound, and the people whose lives they touch. Taking cues from The Canterbury Tales, he nimbly weaves history, excitement, and multiple narrative threads into a taut, inspired (and illuminated) adventure. Grades 5–8. —Booklist Editors Choice 2016
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