Shadow of a Bull

Illustrated by Alvin Smith
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About The Author

Maia Wojciechowska's family fled Poland during World War II and emigrated to the United States after the war. She worked as an undercover detective, a motorcycle racer, a translator for Radio Free Europe, and a bullfighter before turning to writing. She was a friend of Ernest Hemingway, who said she knew more about bullfighting than any other woman.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (March 1, 1972)
  • Length: 176 pages
  • ISBN13: 9780689300424
  • Grades: 7 and up
  • Ages: 12 - 99
  • Lexile ® 740L

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Awards and Honors

  • ALA Newbery Medal
  • ALA Notable Children's Books
  • Horn Book Fanfare
  • Agatha Award Finalist
  • African Studies Assn Child Bk Awd Honor
  • ALA Mildred L. Batchelder Award

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