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Author Murdock, Catherine Gilbert.
Title The book of Boy / Catherine Gilbert Murdock ; illustrations by Ian Schoenherr.
Publication Info. New York, NY : Greenwillow Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2018]
Open Library Cover
Location Call No. Status
 Children's Fiction  Juv-F M    DUE 12-09-22
Edition First edition.
Description 278 pages : illustrations, map ; 21 cm
Summary In 1350, a boy with a large hump on his back becomes the servant of a shadowy pilgrim on his way to Rome, who pulls the boy into a dangerous expedition across Europe to gather the seven precious relics of Saint Peter.--Provided by Publisher.
Awards Newbery Honor, 2019
Contents Part I: Departure -- The Stranger -- Sold for a Prayer -- Rib Tooth Thumb Shin Dust Skull Tomb -- Pestilence -- The Stone Bridge -- Saint-Peter's-Step -- Feast Day -- A Fork in the Road -- Part II: The Relic Thief -- Tooth, the Second -- A Bath -- The Story of the Tear-Soaked Veil -- Thievery -- Thumb, the Third -- A Little Boy with a Cold 15 -- Trouble -- Angelus -- Part III: Deceit and Calamity and Ruin -- One Thousand Years of Devising -- Downstream -- Newly Hatched Chick -- Kicked in the Shin -- At Sea -- The End of the World -- Scrabbling -- Dust, the Fifth -- Part IV: Arrival -- Red Beard and Gray -- A Roughly Sketched Figure -- The Heads of Saint Peter and Saint Paul -- Skull, the Sixth -- Brigands and Wolves -- Tomb, the Seventh -- Boyhood -- Rib Tooth Thumb Toe Dust Skull Home
Subject Relics -- Juvenile fiction.
Kyphosis -- Patients -- Juvenile fiction.
Pilgrims and pilgrimages -- Juvenile fiction.
Voyages and travels -- Juvenile fiction.
People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction.
Middle Ages -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre or Form Historical fiction.
Added Author Schoenherr, Ian, illustrator.
ISBN 9780062686206 hardcover
0062686208 hardcover
Standard No. 40028684062