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Story Stats

Rating: 5
Grade Level: 3, 4, 5
Page count: 5
Categories: Historical Fiction



Appeared in

Cricket Magazine Vol 44, Num 2, Oct 2016

Story Summary

When a wounded rider arrives and young Simon's farm to warn of the approaching enemy, it is up to Simon to warn Lord Henry. Unfortunately Lord Henry doesn't have enough men to defend his castle but Simon comes up with a masterful plan of subterfuge.