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Author Avi, 1937-

Title The Traitors' Gate / by Avi ; illustrated by Karina Raude.

Imprint New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, c2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Parsons Juvenile Fiction  J F Avi    ---  Available
Edition 1st ed.
Description 353 p. : ill. ; 22 cm.
Note [SM]
"A Richard Jackson Book."
Contents Prolgue -- I introduce myself -- I return to my family -- My family's fortunes fall -- I learn about a sponging house -- We arrive at the Halfmoon Inn -- Mr. Tuckum speaks to me privately -- Father makes a request of me -- I relieve more requests -- I go out at dawn -- I set off for visit lady Euphemia -- I meet lady Euphemia -- I gaze upon the traitor's gate -- I go to the Naval Ordinance Office -- I meet a mysterious man -- I am confronted by the ragged girl -- I wonder about father -- I hear an odd story -- I enter the Den of the Red Lion -- I seek advice -- I learn of Mr. Farquatt's proposal -- I sit in the darkness -- I overhear a private meeting -- I return to lady Euphmia -- I have a curious encounter -- I hear father proclaim his fate -- I attend the queen's bench court -- I learn news of Mr. Farquatt -- I confront more riddles -- I have more questions -- I vii st Whitecross Street Prison -- I learn the truth -- I look beneath the stone -- I visit the Rookery of St. Giles -- I meet Mr. Nottingham -- I go to the Church of All hallows by the Tower -- I return to Whitecross Street Prison -- I hear Sary's astonishing story -- I receive and invitation from Mr. Tuckum -- I make more discoveries -- I Decide upon a plan of action -- I Discover the real traitor -- I meet with Sergeant Muldspoon -- I am amazed -- I am alive -- I make an astounding discovery -- I follow the traitor through the gate -- I see an end to it...almost -- I Author's note.
Summary When his father is arrested as a debtor in 1849 London, fourteen-year-old John Huffman must take on unexpected responsibilities, from asking a distant relative for help to determining why people are spying on him and his family.
Audience Ages 11-14.
Awards A Junior Library Guild selection
Subject Spies -- Fiction.
Poverty -- Fiction.
Families -- London (England) -- Fiction.
Detective and mystery stories.
London (England) -- History -- 1800-1950 -- Fiction.
Great Britain -- History -- 19th century -- Fiction.
Added Author Raude, Karina, ill.
ISBN 0689853351

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