Knightley Academy by Violet Haberdasher

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Henry Grim is a servant boy at the Midsummer School—until he passesthe elite Knightley Academy exam and suddenly finds himself one of the first commoners at the Academy, studying alongside the cleverest and bravest—and most arrogant—young aristocrats in the country. But someone is out to sabotage him from becoming a full-fledged Knight of the Realm, and soon Henry uncovers a conspiracy that violates the Hundred Years’ Peace treaty—and could lead to war! Full of (bloodless) battles and nonstop action, this page-turner will captivate readers as they root for Henry to save his school and country from their enemies.
 

About Violet Haberdasher

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Violet Haberdasher, the alter ego of Pulse author Robyn Schneider, was a lonely child who could always be found with her nose in a book. As soon as she was old enough, she left for the big city, where she attended an elite school for young ladies and enacted such shocking and improper misdeeds as becoming a stage performer. She currently resides in Manhattan.
 
Published February 14, 2010 by Aladdin. 484 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Action & Adventure, Children's Books. Fiction

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Offering the comfort of familiarity, “Haberdasher” (aka Robyn Schneider) crafts an alternate-world boarding-school tale set in the loosely confederated Britonian Isles and featuring a trio of commoner lads admitted against all custom to the posh academy where Knights of the Realm are trained.

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Henry manages to convince some of the other boys that they must be prepared to fight, and if Knightley Academy isn't going to do anything about it, then they must take matters into their own hands.

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