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  • ISBN: 9780545080705
  • ISBN: 0545080703
  • ISBN: 9780545080
  • Physical Description: 244 pages ; 20 cm
  • Publisher: New York : Scholastic, 2008, ©2006.

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"First Scholastic printing, January 2008"--Title page verso.
Story inspired by the author's ancestor who was executed in the 1745 Jacobite Rebellion.
Summary, etc.:
When her Uncle Frank is executed for treason against England's King George in 1746 and his severed head is mounted on a pike for public viewing, daring Alice tries to reclaim the head for a proper burial, finding an unlikely ally in the soft-hearted executioner, while incurring the wrath of the royal guard.
Subject: Great Britain > History > George II, 1727-1760 > Juvenile fiction.
Executions and executioners > Juvenile fiction.
Fugitives from justice > Juvenile fiction.
Great Britain > History > George II, 1727-1760 > Fiction.
Executions and executioners > Fiction.
Fugitives from justice > Fiction.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction.
Genre: Young adult fiction.
Juvenile works.
Young adult works.
Young adult fiction.
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