Banner in the sky

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Lippincott,
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English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 5.1 - AR Pts: 11
Lexile measure:
680L
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The Citadel

It stands unconquered, the last great summit of the Alps. Only one man has ever dared to approach the top, and that man died in his pursuit. He was Josef Matt, Rudi Matt's father.

At sixteen, Rudi is determined to pay tribute to the man he never knew, and complete the quest that claimed his father's life. And so, taking his father's red shirt as a flag, he heads off to face the earth's most challenging peak. But before Rudi can reach the top, he must pass through the forbidden Fortress, the gaping chasm in the high reaches of teh Citadel where his father met his end. Rudi has followed Josef's footsteps as far as they will take him. Now he must search deep within himself to find the strength for the final ascent to the summit -- to plant his banner in the sky.

His father died while trying to climb Switzerland's greatest mountain -- the Citadel -- and young Rudi knows he must make the assault himself.
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ISBN:
9780064470483
9780397302642
9780590440639
Reading Level:
MG
Level 5.1, 11 Points
Lexile measure:
680L
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Grouping Title banner in the sky
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Last Grouping Update 2019-08-27 23:13:44PM
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subject_facet Alps -- Fiction
Alps, Swiss (Switzerland) -- Juvenile fiction
Mountaineering -- Fiction
Mountaineering -- Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction
Mountaineers -- Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction
Mountains -- Switzerland -- Juvenile fiction
Newbery Honor book -- 1955
Newbery Medal
Switzerland. -- Fiction
title_display Banner in the sky
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title_short Banner in the sky
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Fiction
Mountaineering
Mountaineers
Mountains
Newbery Honor book
Newbery Medal