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Jepp, Who Defied the Stars

By Katherine Marsh

Jepp has never lacked in confidence and wit, despite his diminutive size. For sixteen years, he has lived a comfortable life in the Dutch countryside, the son of a loving mother who protects him from the scorn of an unkind world. But this is no longer enough for Jepp. He longs to see the world, to seek his fortune. Then a man arrives at his mother's alehouse, promising Jepp a life of adventure he can't refuse. Courtier to the Spanish Infanta, Don tells Jepp mesmerizing tales of the magnificent court. Before he knows it, Jepp has left behind all he knows to begin a new life. The Infanta's court is not what Don made it out to be. Though he now lives in luxury, Jepp faces constant humiliation as a court dwarf, serving the whims of an all-powerful queen. The only joy in his life is his love for the beautiful Lia, who is small like him. But even this is soon taken from him, when an ill-fated escape from the castle leaves Lia dead and Jepp brokenhearted. As punishment for Jepp's defiance, he is sent to the pal

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Format: Book
Author: Marsh, Katherine
Summary: "Jepp, a teenage dwarf living in 16th century Europe, leaves home to seek his destiny"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Jepp, who defied the stars / Katherine Marsh.
Publisher Date: New York : Hyperion, c2012.
Subject: Dwarfs -- Teen fiction. Courts and courtiers -- Teen fiction. Voyages and travels -- Teen fiction. Renaissance -- Teen fiction. Europe -- History -- 16th century -- Teen fiction.
Isbn: 9781423135005 (hbk.) 1423135008 (hbk.)
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Call Number: TF Marsh
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Format: Book
Author: Marsh, Katherine
Summary: "Jepp, a teenage dwarf living in 16th century Europe, leaves home to seek his destiny"-- Provided by publisher.
Title: Jepp, who defied the stars / Katherine Marsh.
Edition: 1st ed.
Publisher, Date: New York : Hyperion, c2012.
Description: 385 p. ; 24 cm.
Subjects: Dwarfs -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Courts and courtiers -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Voyages and travels -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Renaissance -- Teen fiction.
Subjects: Europe -- History -- 16th century -- Teen fiction.
LCCN: 2011053065
ISBN: 9781423135005 (hbk.)
ISBN: 1423135008 (hbk.)
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Available Copies: 1
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Call Number: TF Marsh