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Red Necklace : A Story of the French Revolution (Reprint) (Paperback) (Sally Gardner)
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A mysterious gypsy boy, Yann Margoza, and his guardian, a dwarf, work for the magician Topolain in 1789. On the night of Topolain's death, Yann's life truly begins. That's when he meets Sido, an heiress with a horrible father. An attachment is born that will determine both their paths. Revolution is afoot in France, and Sido is being used as a pawn. Only Yann will dare to rescue her from a fearful villain named Count Kalliovski. It will take all of Yann's newly discovered talent to unravel the mysteries of Sido's past and his own and to fight the devilish count.
Set against the French Revolution, fourteen-year-old orphan Yann Margoza's encounter with a shy heiress, twelve-year-old Sido, changes his life after turmoil in their country takes hold and he becomes the only one who can rescue her from the evil Count Kalliovski. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults. Reprint.
Number of Pages: 37811
Genre: Juvenile Fiction
Sub-Genre: History, Magic
Publisher: Penguin Group USA
Age Range: Teen
Author: Sally Gardner
Street Date: September 17, 2009
Item Number (DPCI): 248-28-5000