League of Archers

League of Archers

Book - 2016 | First Aladdin hardcover edition.
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A girl on the run after being accused of killing Robin Hood learns what it really means to be a hero in this exciting adventure story.

"That's the girl who killed Robin Hood!" Those words send Ellie Dray racing for the forest and the chance to clear her name.

Twelve-year-old novice nun Elinor Dray has always idolized Robin Hood. She and her friends try to be like him by sneaking out to hunt on the lands belonging to the village Baron, stealing from him to feed their poor neighbors. They call themselves the League of Archers.

While returning from a hunting trip late one night, Ellie meets a man in the forest--a hunter like herself. But suddenly the man is shot with a poisoned arrow. She manages to help him back to the abbey, but it's too late and he dies. Only in his final moments, does Ellie realize that the hunter is Robin Hood, and that the abbess of the nunnery is Maid Marian.

With her secret revealed, the Baron immediately arrests Marian. But he needs a scapegoat for the murder of Robin Hood, and who better than a young novice nun? Ellie is proclaimed a hero--the person who killed the famous outlaw Robin Hood--but the villagers don't agree. A mob forms, vowing to hunt Ellie down and exact their own vengeance.

Will Ellie and her League of Archers be able to find the real killer, free Maid Marian, and keep Robin Hood's legacy alive?
Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2016.
Edition: First Aladdin hardcover edition.
ISBN: 9781481460378
Branch Call Number: J FIC Howar
Characteristics: 280 pages ; 22 cm.

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