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The Blue Sword (Damar #1)
by Robin McKinley

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The Blue Sword (Damar #1) by Robin McKinley Overview

Harry Crewe is an orphan girl who comes to live in Damar, the desert country shared by the Homelanders and the secretive, magical Hillfolk. Her life is quiet and ordinary-until the night she is kidnapped by Corlath, the Hillfolk King, who takes her deep into the desert. She does not know the Hillfolk language; she does not know why she has been chosen. But Corlath does. Ha Harry Crewe is an orphan girl who comes to live in Damar, the desert country shared by the Homelanders and the secretive, magical Hillfolk. Her life is quiet and ordinary-until the night she is kidnapped by Corlath, the Hillfolk King, who takes her deep into the desert. She does not know the Hillfolk language; she does not know why she has been chosen. But Corlath does. Harry is to be trained in the arts of war until she is a match for any of his men. Does she have the courage to accept her true fate?

Robin McKinley

About The Blue Sword (Damar #1) Description

Born in her mother's hometown of Warren, Ohio, Robin McKinley grew up an only child with a father in the United States Navy. She moved around frequently as a child and read copiously; she credits this background with the inspiration for her stories. Her passion for reading was one of the most constant things in her childhood, so she began to remember events, places, and time periods by what books

Data Book The Blue Sword (Damar #1)

ISBN 0441068804 (ISBN13: 9780441068807 ) Series Damar #1 Literary Awards Newbery Honor (1983), Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award Nominee (1988), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (1984) (38)