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Adam of the Road

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Author(s):Elizabeth Janet Gray
Illustrator(s):Robert Lawson
Publisher(s): Adam and Charles Black
Year Published: 1943
Type: Hardcover
Genre: Adventure
Boys Growing Up
British
Families
Fiction - novel
Historical Fiction – Renaissance
Play
Running away Home
Age Range: Ages 7-9: Short Chapter Books
Pages: 174
This is an All-Time Great Children's Book (ATGCB)
OCLC: 3346615
Award(s): Junior Literary Guild (1942)
Newbery Medal (1943)

Description

In this story of thirteenth-century England, Adam travels from St. Albans Abbey to Winchester to Oxford in search of his father, a strolling player. This is the first British edition. The type was reset, reducing the page count considerably. The prefatory poem is missing.

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Other Editions

1942
(The Viking Press)
1949
(Adam and Charles Black)

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