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Source:Atheneum Books for Young Readers, Volume 1st, New York, p.260 (2003)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PS3564 .A568 B74 2003
Keywords:Cystic fibrosis--Fiction, Germany--History--1273-1517--Fiction, Hameln (Germany)--History--To 1500--Fiction, Magic--Fiction, Middle Ages--Fiction, Pied Piper of Hamelin (Legendary character)--Fiction, Pied Piper of Hamelin (Legendary character)--Juvenile fiction, Plague--Germany--Fiction
Summary: Elaborates on the tale of "The Pied Piper," told from the point of view of a boy who is too ill to keep up when a piper spirits away the healthy children of a plague-ridden town after being cheated out of full payment for ridding Hameln of rats.
Lexile measure 620; Ages 12-18; Grade level 4.7; Historical fiction