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The Resource The Traitors' Gate, by Avi ; illustrated by Karina Raude

The Traitors' Gate, by Avi ; illustrated by Karina Raude

Label
The Traitors' Gate
Title
The Traitors' Gate
Statement of responsibility
by Avi ; illustrated by Karina Raude
Creator
Contributor
Illustrator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
When his father is arrested as a debtor in 1849 London, fourteen-year-old John Huffman must take on unexpected responsibilities, from asking a distant relative for help to determining why people are spying on him and his family. John Huffam is sure the tall man's beard is false. He's sure of little else in November 1849, the year he is fourteen, the year his father is sentenced to London's Whitecross Street Prison. Maybe the man following John -- who claims to be one Inspector Copperfield -- can explain why. Surely, Pa isn't prepared to reveal the truth, any more than the jovial bailiff, Mr. Tuckum, who knows something, but remains mum. Or the little Frenchman, Mr. Farquatt, who courts John's sister but seems most keen on Pa's work at the Naval Ordinance Office. Or Mr. O'Doul, the Irishman who insists Pa owes him the unimaginable sum of three hundred pounds. Or what of the one-legged, single-mindedly fierce Sergeant Muldspoon, John's teacher? What about the boy's great-great-aunt, Lady Euphemia Huffam, who could pay the debt but won't for reasons of her own? What about the secretive Mr. Snugsbe of All Hallows Church, who hides himself away in the City's most voluminous coat? Then there's Chief Inspector Ratchet of Scotland Yard, who is after somebody for some crime or other. True, John has a new friend and ally in Sary the Sneak...but what has even she got up her sleeve? What John learns on his own is that there's a traitor on the loose, somewhere. And he must uncover the villain -- no matter who it might be
Awards note
A Junior Library Guild selection
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
no index present
Intended audience
Ages 11-14
LC call number
PZ7.A953
LC item number
Tqm 2007
Literary form
novels
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
The Traitors' Gate, by Avi ; illustrated by Karina Raude
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Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson Book."
Contents
Prolgue -- I introduce myself -- I return to my family -- My family's fortunes fall -- I learn about a sponging house -- We arrive at the Halfmoon Inn -- Mr. Tuckum speaks to me privately -- Father makes a request of me -- I relieve more requests -- I go out at dawn -- I set off for visit lady Euphemia -- I meet lady Euphemia -- I gaze upon the traitor's gate -- I go to the Naval Ordinance Office -- I meet a mysterious man -- I am confronted by the ragged -- I wonder about father -- I hear an odd story -- I enter the Den of the Red Lion -- I seek advice -- I learn of Mr. Farquatt's proposal -- I sit in the darkness -- I overhear a private meeting -- I return to lady Euphmia -- I have a curious encounter -- I hear father proclaim his fate -- I attend the queen's bench court -- I learn news of Mr. Farquatt -- I confront more riddles -- I have more questions -- I vii st Whitecross Street Prison -- I learn the truth -- I look beneath the stone -- I visit the Rookery of St. Giles -- I meet Mr. Nottingham -- I go to the Church of All hallows by the Tower -- I return to Whitecross Street Prison -- I hear Sary's astonishing story -- I receive and invitation from Mr. Tuckum -- I make more discoveries -- I Decide upon a plan of action -- I Discover the real traitor -- I meet with Sergeant Muldspoon -- I am amazed -- I am alive -- I make an astounding discovery -- I follow the traitor through the gate -- I see an end to it...almost -- I Author's note
Control code
ocm68192248
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9780689853357
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006008825
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)68192248
Label
The Traitors' Gate, by Avi ; illustrated by Karina Raude
Link
Publication
Note
"A Richard Jackson Book."
Contents
Prolgue -- I introduce myself -- I return to my family -- My family's fortunes fall -- I learn about a sponging house -- We arrive at the Halfmoon Inn -- Mr. Tuckum speaks to me privately -- Father makes a request of me -- I relieve more requests -- I go out at dawn -- I set off for visit lady Euphemia -- I meet lady Euphemia -- I gaze upon the traitor's gate -- I go to the Naval Ordinance Office -- I meet a mysterious man -- I am confronted by the ragged -- I wonder about father -- I hear an odd story -- I enter the Den of the Red Lion -- I seek advice -- I learn of Mr. Farquatt's proposal -- I sit in the darkness -- I overhear a private meeting -- I return to lady Euphmia -- I have a curious encounter -- I hear father proclaim his fate -- I attend the queen's bench court -- I learn news of Mr. Farquatt -- I confront more riddles -- I have more questions -- I vii st Whitecross Street Prison -- I learn the truth -- I look beneath the stone -- I visit the Rookery of St. Giles -- I meet Mr. Nottingham -- I go to the Church of All hallows by the Tower -- I return to Whitecross Street Prison -- I hear Sary's astonishing story -- I receive and invitation from Mr. Tuckum -- I make more discoveries -- I Decide upon a plan of action -- I Discover the real traitor -- I meet with Sergeant Muldspoon -- I am amazed -- I am alive -- I make an astounding discovery -- I follow the traitor through the gate -- I see an end to it...almost -- I Author's note
Control code
ocm68192248
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
353 p.
Isbn
9780689853357
Isbn Type
(hardcover)
Lccn
2006008825
Other physical details
ill.
System control number
(OCoLC)68192248

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