August 2023

Reading Level: Grade 2 - 3 • Interest Level: Grade 5 - 8

Nora Wright and the Secrets of the Knight

Available: August 2023
Author: Max Howard
Specs: 5 1/4” x 7 1/8” • 160 pp. • Excerpts from other Books within this Series, Written in Verse, About the Author Section • High / Low Content
HC ed.: 9781978596856 • $25.80 | $19.40
eBook: 9781978596870 • $25.80 | $19.40
Pbk. ed.: 9781978596863 • $16.35 | $14.20
Twelve-year-old Nora’s mom manages The Knight, a medieval theme restaurant on the verge of shutting down for good. When Nora and her new friend Mavis stop by The Knight to borrow costumes for their school play, a snowstorm hits. Nora and Mavis are trapped overnight with Diane, the restaurant’s eccentric cook. Nora is familiar with Diane’s many tall tales, so she doesn't pay much attention to her strange theory about hidden gold. But when they find evidence that Diane might be telling the truth, Nora starts to wonder if treasure really is hidden in the crumbling castle—and if it could save the restaurant.

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About the Author:
Max Howard is the author of Everything in Its Path, Fifteen and Change, The Water Year, and Surviving American History. Max’s writing has received recognition from the American Library Association (YALSA), the Junior Library Guild, and the North Star YA Award committee.