Parzival: The Quest of the Grail Knight (Google eBook)

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Penguin, Apr 3, 2000 - Juvenile Fiction - 144 pages
24 Reviews
Acclaimed storyteller and Newbery medalist, National Book Awardwinner, and Laura Ingalls Wilder award recipient Katherine Paterson breathes new life into this classic tale of action, adventure, and romance. Raised in the wilderness, Parzival knows nothing of his destiny as the Grail Knight--the one who is fated to seek the sacred vessel of hope and eternal life. To succeed in his quest, Parzival must struggle against countless obstacles. His triumphant story is one that will move readers to joy and despair, laughter and tears.
  

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Review: Parzival: The Quest of the Grail Knight

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Enjoy this book. Thought of the one by AVI, Lois Lowery and several others that I have read. Didn't realize that the story is linked to a real epic poem. Wanting to read the poem. This young man was focused in what he wanted to do in life. Read full review

Review: Parzival: The Quest of the Grail Knight

User Review  - Goodreads

Enjoy this book. Thought of the one by AVI, Lois Lowery and several others that I have read. Didn't realize that the story is linked to a real epic poem. Wanting to read the poem. This young man was focused in what he wanted to do in life. Read full review

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One The
Three Wild Mountain
five The Lost Knight
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About the author (2000)

Katherine Paterson's international fame rests not only on her widely acclaimed novels but also on her efforts to promote literacy in the United States and abroad. A two-time winner of the Newbery Medal (Bridge to Terabithia and Jacob Have I Loved) and the National Book Award (The Great Gilly Hopkins and The Master Puppeteer), she has received many accolades for her body of work, including the Laura Ingalls Wilder Medal, the Hans Christian Andersen Medal, the Astrid Lindgren Memorial Award, and the Governor's Award for Excellence in the Arts, given by her home state of Vermont. She was also named a Living Legend by the Library of Congress. She served as the National Ambassador for Young People's Literature in 2010-2011.Ms. Paterson is vice president of the National Children's Book and Literacy Alliance (www.thencbla.org), which is a not-for-profit education and advocacy organization. The NCBLA's innovative projects actively promote literacy, literature, libraries, and the arts. She is both an Alida Cutts Lifetime Member of the United States Board on Books for Young People (www.usbby.org) and a lifetime member of the International Board on Books for Young People (www.ibby.org).She and her husband, John, live in Barre, Vermont. They have four children and seven grandchildren. For more information, visit www.terabithia.com.

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