The Hero and the Crown

The Hero and the Crown

A Newbery Medal Winner

Although she is the daughter of Damar's king, Aerin hasn't ever been permitted as complete royalty. either out and in of the royal court docket, humans whisper the tale of her mom, the witchwoman, who used to be stated to have enspelled the king into marrying her to get an inheritor to rule Damar-then died of melancholy while she came across she had borne a daughter rather than a son. yet none of them, no longer even Aerin herself, can are expecting her future-for she is to be the real hero who will wield the facility of the Blue Sword...

“[The Hero and the Crown] confirms McKinley as a tremendous author of contemporary heroic myth, a style whose giants contain C. S. Lewis, J. R. R. Tolkien, Ursula ok. Le Guin.”—The Washington Post

“An totally engrossing fantasy.”—The long island Times

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