Book Reviews of Adam of the Road

Adam of the Road
ISBN-13: 9780590339834
ISBN-10: 0590339834
Publication Date: 1970
Pages: 320
  • Currently 3.7/5 Stars.

3.7 stars, based on 14 ratings
Publisher: Scholastic
Book Type: Mass Market Paperback
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A nice young readers book about a young man in Middle Ages England who gets seperated from his minstrel father.
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This book is used in Sonlight 6
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Fantastic story of a boy & his adventures set in the Middle Ages. My girls loved it as a read-aloud, & I'm sure boys would like it even better. It's one of my family's all time favorite read-aloud books!
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This Newbery book, set in 13th-century England, follows 11-year-old Adam on his wanderings and adventures in search of his father.
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Good details for time period.
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From the back cover:
"I want to go with you," Adam tells his father. But the roads of early England were home to bands of thieves and robber knights - not just to minstrels like Adam and his father.
Before their journey has harldy begun, Adam's beloved dog, Nick, is stolen and his father disappears. Adam is 11 years old, but he travels the road alone, searching the fairs and market towns for his father and his dog.