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The Trumpeter of Krakow

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.

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