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Warrior Scarlet

Warrior Scarlet

Rosemary Sutcliff

Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)

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In Bronze Age Britain, young Drem must overcome his disability-a withered arm-if he is to prove his manhood and become a warrior.

American Library Association Notable Children's Books, IBBY Honor Books, ALA Notable Children's Books, Carnegie Medal, Honor Book

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“[A] stark and beautifully written story.” —Saturday Review

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About the author

Rosemary Sutcliff

Rosemary Sutcliff (1920-1992) wrote dozens of books for young readers, including her award-winning Roman Britain trilogy, The Eagle of the Ninth, The Silver Branch, and The Lantern Bearers, which won the Carnegie Medal. The Eagle of the Ninth is now a major motion picture, The Eagle, directed by Kevin MacDonald and starring Channing Tatum. Born in Surrey, Sutcliff spent her childhood in Malta and on various other naval bases where her father was stationed. At a young age, she contracted Still's Disease, which confined her to a wheelchair for most of her life. Shortly before her death, she was named Commander of the British Empire (CBE) one of Britain's most prestigious honors. She died in West Sussex, England, in 1992.

Rosemary Sutcliff

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