The Battle for the Castle

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Dell, 1994 - Juvenile Fiction - 211 pages
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The adventure continues in this exciting companion to The Castle in the Attic.

As William turns twelve, he wonders if Jason is still his best friend. In the past year, Jason has grown a foot taller, while William is still a shrimp. When Jason challenges William to “jump the trains,” William is terrified. How else can he prove himself to Jason? William gets his answer when his former housekeeper sends him a magic token that once again transports him to Sir Simon’s castle in the Middle Ages, this time with Jason. There the two friends face a dangerous army of rats and their gigantic leader. Once before, William was a hero in Sir Simon’s day. Now it’s up to William to destroy the rats and save the kingdom in the final battle for the castle.

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User Review  - wisewoman - LibraryThing

The Battle for the Castle picks up William's story two years later, when he and his friend Jason are ready to "jump the trains" to prove they're tough now at age twelve. William hasn't played with the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ncgraham - LibraryThing

I have a complicated relationship with this book, and thus have a difficult time communicating my opinion of it. Let’s start with the facts: it was written in 1993, eight years after its award-winning ... Read full review

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About the author (1994)

Elizabeth Winthrop is the award-winning author of books for all ages, including The Castle in the Attic and Counting on Grace. She lives in New York City and the Berkshires.

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