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Gawaine and the Green Knight

Story Stats

Rating: 4
Grade Level: 3, 4
Page count: 12
Categories: Arthurian, Traditional

Author

Barbara
Picard

Appeared in

Stories for Eight-Year-Olds and Other Young Readers

Story Summary

A respectable telling of this traditional Arthurian tale wherein the Green Knight challenges Gawaine to cut off his head. However, if the Green Knight lives, one year hence Gawaine must offer up his own.