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A game of thrones: A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One

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IL: UG - BL: 5.5 - AR Pts: 45
Lexile measure:
830L
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NOW THE ACCLAIMED HBO SERIES GAME OF THRONES --THE MASTERPIECE THAT BECAME A CULTURAL PHENOMENON Winter is coming. Such is the stern motto of House Stark, the northernmost of the fiefdoms that owe allegiance to King Robert Baratheon in far-off King's Landing. There Eddard Stark of Winterfell rules in Robert's name. There his family dwells in peace and comfort: his proud wife, Catelyn; his sons Robb, Brandon, and Rickon; his daughters Sansa and Arya; and his bastard son, Jon Snow. Far to the north, behind the towering Wall, lie savage Wildings and worse--unnatural things relegated to myth during the centuries-long summer, but proving all too real and all too deadly in the turning of the season. Yet a more immediate threat lurks to the south, where Jon Arryn, the Hand of the King, has died under mysterious circumstances. Now Robert is riding north to Winterfell, bringing his queen, the lovely but cold Cersei, his son, the cruel, vainglorious Prince Joffrey, and the queen's brothers Jaime and Tyrion of the powerful and wealthy House Lannister--the first a swordsman without equal, the second a dwarf whose stunted stature belies a brilliant mind. All are heading for Winterfell and a fateful encounter that will change the course of kingdoms. Meanwhile, across the Narrow Sea, Prince Viserys, heir of the fallen House Targaryen, which once ruled all of Westeros, schemes to reclaim the throne with an army of barbarian Dothraki--whose loyalty he will purchase in the only coin left to him: his beautiful yet innocent sister, Daenerys.
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9780553381689
9780553588484
9780739353370
9780553897845
9780553386790
9780307913098
9780553593716
9780553103540
9780553573404
Accelerated Reader:
UG
Level 5.5, 45 Points
Lexile measure:
830L
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display_description "Long ago, in a time forgotten, a preternatural event threw the seasons out of balance. In a land where summers can last decades and winters a lifetime, trouble is brewing. The cold is returning, and in the frozen wastes to the north of Winterfell, sinister and supernatural forces are massing beyond the kingdom’s protective Wall. At the center of the conflict lie the Starks of Winterfell, a family as harsh and unyielding as the land they were born to. Sweeping from a land of brutal cold to a distant summertime kingdom of epicurean plenty, here is a tale of lords and ladies, soldiers and sorcerers, assassins and bastards, who come together in a time of grim omens. Here an enigmatic band of warriors bear swords of no human metal; a tribe of fierce wildlings carry men off into madness; a cruel young dragon prince barters his sister to win back his throne; and a determined woman undertakes the most treacherous of journeys. Amid plots and counterplots, tragedy and betrayal, victory and terror, the fate of the Starks, their allies, and their enemies hangs perilously in the balance, as each endeavors to win that deadliest of conflicts: the game of thrones." -- Book cover.
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series Song of ice and fire
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subject_facet Action & Adventure -- FICTION, Action & Adventure -- Science Fiction, Audiobooks (CD), Downloadable audio books, Dragons -- Fiction, Electronic books, Epic -- Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Fantasy fiction. -- Audiobooks (CD), Good and evil -- Fiction, Knights and knighthood -- Fiction, Magic -- Fiction
title_display A game of thrones
title_full A Game of Thrones A Song of Ice and Fire Series, Book 1, A Game of Thrones A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One [eBook] Martin, George R. R.., A game of thrones [eAudio] / George R.R. Martin, A game of thrones [mass market] / George R.R. Martin, A game of thrones [sound recording] / George R.R. Martin, Game of thrones / by George R.R. Martin
title_short A game of thrones
title_sub A Song of Ice and Fire: Book One
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