The Iron Ring

The Iron Ring

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When Tamar, the young king of Sundari, loses a dice game, he loses everything--his kingdom, its riches, and even the right to call his life his own. His bondage is symbolized by the iron ring that appears mysteriously on his finger. To Tamar, born to the warrior caste, honor is everything. So he sets out on a journey to make good on his debt--and even to give up his life if necessary. And that journey leads him into a world of magic, where animals can talk, the foolish are surprisingly wise, and danger awaits...
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 283 pages
  • 129.54 x 193.04 x 22.86mm | 249.47g
  • Penguin Putnam Inc
  • Penguin USA
  • New York, NY, United States
  • English
  • Reprint
  • Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0141303484
  • 9780141303482
  • 393,501

About Lloyd Alexander

Born on January 30, 1924, in Philadelphia, storyteller Lloyd Alexander spent his childhood filling his imagination with fantasies about other lands and eras. For ten years of his writing career, Alexander wrote for adults, then changed gears and wrote fiction for young people. Alexander has received a Newbery Medal, a Newbery Honor Award, a National Book Award, and several IRA-CBC Children's Choice Awards. He is also the author of many ALA Notable Children's Books and School Library Journal Best Books of the Year.
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3,593 ratings
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4 34% (1,222)
3 24% (868)
2 6% (233)
1 4% (145)
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