Title Profile & Character Information

The Trumpeter of Krakow

Annotation
Mystery surrounds a precious jewel & the youthful patriot who stands watch over it in a church tower in this novel of 15th-century Poland. Newbery Medal winner, 1929.

Awards
1929  Newbery Medal


Author Notes
  Eric P. Kelly, a student of Slavic culture for most of his life, wrote The Trumpeter of Krakow while teaching and studying at the University of Krakow
Characters
NameCharnetski, Joseph
GenderBoy

NameCharnetski, Andrew
GenderMale

GenreFiction
Juvenile
Historical
TopicsHistory
Middle ages
Good vs. evil
Families
Royalty
War
Homeless
SettingPoland