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Title:
A string in the harp
Author:
Bond, Nancy.
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Edition:
First edition.
Publication Information:
New York, N.Y. : M.K. McElderry Books, [1986]

©1976
Physical Description:
370 pages ; 23 cm
Summary:
Relates what happens to three American children, unwillingly transplanted to Wales for one year, when one of them finds an ancient harp-tuning key that takes him back to the time of the great sixth-century bard Taliesin.
Language:
English
Reading Level:
810 Lexile.
Program Information:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.2 17.0 140.

Reading Counts RC 6-8 7.1 24 Quiz: 11029 Guided reading level: NR.
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ISBN:
9780689500367
Format :
Book

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Relates what happens to three American children, unwillingly transplanted to Wales for one year, when one of them finds an ancient harp-tuning key that takes him back to the time of the great sixth-century bard Taliesin.


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Booklist Review

Gr. 6-9. When Peter moves to a Welsh village after the loss of his mother, he finds himself taken back in time and entwined in the adventures of a sixth-century Welsh bard.


Publisher's Weekly Review

"Readers will brook no interruption once they become immersed in the sustained magic" of this 1977 Newbery Honor Book about a boy who travels back in time to the 1500s, said PW. Ages 10-14. (Mar.) (c) Copyright PWxyz, LLC. All rights reserved