The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

by Adam Gidwitz

Illustrations by Hatem Aly

2017 Newbery Honor
Medieval times in France is the setting for this exciting and hilarious new adventure about history, religion—and farting dragons. Black-and-white illustrations.

ISBN: 9780525426165

JLG Release: November 2016

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Audio Book $49.45

Fantasy/Science Fiction Middle

Grades 5-8


14 books / $16.30 a book

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    Print Book


    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    6" x 9"

    Accelerated Reader

    Level: 4.5, Points: 11

    Scholastic Reading Counts

    Level: 3.5, Points: 18


    Level: 620L

    Awards & Honors

    North Carolina Young Adult Book Award 2017 --2018 Nominee
    ALA-CBC Building a Home Library Booklist - 2018
    The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children 2017, Recommended
    Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Religion & Spirituality
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    The New York Times Notable Children’s Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Middle Readers, Fiction
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Older Readers
    Booklist Top 10 Books for Youth 2017, Historical Fiction
    E. B. White Read-Aloud Award 2017 Finalist, Middle Reader
    2017 Capitol Choices, Ten to Fourteen
    The Washington Post Best Children’s and Young Adult Books of 2016
    2016 National Jewish Book Award Finalist, Children’s Literature



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