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The last of the Roman army have set sail and left Britain forever, abandoning it to civil war and the threat of a Saxon invasion. Aquila, a young Legionnaire, deserted his regiment to stay behind with his family, but his home and all that he loves are destroyed. Years of hardship and fighting follow, and in the end, there is only one thing left in Aquilas life—his thirst for revenge . . .
 
The Lantern Bearers is the winner of the 1959 Carnegie Medal in Literature.

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The barbarians are coming!

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The barbarians are coming!
 
The Lantern Bearers is the 1959 winner of the Carnegie Medal in Literature.

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Threatened by a tide of invaders, the last of the Roman Auxiliaries are to leave Britain forever. But Aquila, a young legionnaire, chooses to stay behind, in order to join the fight to save his native land.

About the Author

ROSEMARY SUTCLIFF is the author of 50 historical novels for children. The third book in the Roman Britain trilogy, The Lantern Bearers, won the Carnegie Medal in 1959, and Tristan and Iseult was a runner up in 1972. She also won the first Phoenix Award in 1985 for The Mark of the Horse Lord and the most recent in 2010 for The Shining Company. Rosemary Sutcliff received an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) for services to Children’s Literature in 1975 and in 1993, the year after her death, was promoted to CBE (Commander of the British Empire).

Product Details

ISBN:
9780374443023
Author:
Sutcliff, Rosemary
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Giroux (BYR)
Author:
f, Rosemary
Author:
Sutclif
Location:
New York :
Subject:
General
Subject:
Great britain
Subject:
Fiction
Subject:
History
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Historical - Ancient Civilizations
Subject:
To 1066
Subject:
Great Britain History Anglo Saxon period, 449-1066 Fiction.
Subject:
Great Britain History Anglo-Saxon period, 499-1066 Juvenile fiction.
Subject:
Great Britain - History - Anglo-
Subject:
Action
Subject:
Adventure/General
Subject:
Action & Adventure - General
Subject:
Boys / Men
Copyright:
Edition Number:
1st Sunburst ed.
Edition Description:
Middle-Grade Fiction
Series:
The Roman Britain Trilogy
Series Volume:
No. 3
Publication Date:
19940630
Binding:
Electronic book text in proprietary or open standard format
Grade Level:
from 5
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Yes
Pages:
240
Dimensions:
8.26 x 5.27 x 0.67 in
Age Level:
from 7 up to 18

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The barbarians are coming!
 
The Lantern Bearers is the 1959 winner of the Carnegie Medal in Literature.
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Threatened by a tide of invaders, the last of the Roman Auxiliaries are to leave Britain forever. But Aquila, a young legionnaire, chooses to stay behind, in order to join the fight to save his native land.

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