Day of the Assassins

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Day of the Assassins
Written by Johnny O'Brien
Format: Hardback
ISBN-10: 0763645958
ISBN-13: 9780763645953
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Day of the Assassins
A Jack Christie Adventure

author: Johnny O'Brien
illustrator: Nick Hardcastle

series name:
A Jack Christie Adventure

Jack Christie and his best friend, Angus, find themselves at the center of a momentous event that will shape history for decades to come. Their dilemma: Should they intervene? Their problem: Can they survive? Join Jack on a dangerous chase from the dockyards of England to the rain-sodden trenches of the First World War. Will he escape the evil authorities who believe in the mysterious Vigil Imperative?

The year: 1914
The place: Sarajevo
The mission: the assassination of Archduke Franz Ferdinand (ages 9-14)
A Templar Books title, an imprint of Candlewick Press
suggested retail price (U.S./CAN):
$15.99 / $19.00
isbn-10/isbn-13:
0763645958 /  9780763645953
on sale date:
09/2009
type/format:
Middle-grade Novel / Hardback
age range:
9 yrs - 12 yrs
# of pages/size:
224 / 5 1/8" x 7 3/4"
grade range:
Grade 4 - Grade 7
 
subjects:
Action & Adventure; Historical; Fantasy & Magic; Science Fiction; Time Travel;
author’s comments:
Johnny O’Brien got the idea for Day of the Assassins when he came across his grandfather’s medals from the First World War. This is his first published novel. Johnny O'Brien ives in England and has four sheep and a Springer Spaniel with floppy ears. He is married with three children – all of whom have normal ears.
 
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