Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Vande Velde, Vivian.
New York : Houghton Mifflin, 20045
ISBN 061850754X
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The character of Mordred is usually seen in Arthurian legends as the bad guy.  He is the one who led to the downfall of King Arthur.  We see of different side of Mordred in this tale of King Arthur and Camelot.  Three women have sought out Mordred and asked for his help.  Lady Alayna pleads with Mordred to help her when her 5-year-old daughter is kidnapped.  Kiera has been kidnapped by an evil wizard who hopes to obtain Kiera's magical powers.  Later, Nimue, who has been rumored to have killed Merlin, seeks Mordred's help.  And finally, Kiera, now 14, needs Mordred's help when Camelot begins to fall apart.  Join Mordred as he faces the demands of his position and learn what may have been going on in Mordred's life that led to the breakup of the Round Table.
SUBJECTS:     Arthur, King -- Fiction.
                        Mordred (Legendary character) -- Fiction.
                        Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
                        Knights and knighthood -- Fiction.
                        Wizards -- Fiction.
                        Great Britain -- History -- To 1066 -- Fiction.
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