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The Apprentice of Florence

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Originally published  1933
Genre  Children's literature
Awards  John Newbery Medal
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Author  Ann Kyle
Illustrator  Erick Berry
Similar  Erick Berry books, John Newbery Medal winners, Children's literature

The Apprentice of Florence by Anne Dempster Kyle is a children's historical novel set in 15th century Italy and Constantinople. It was published in 1933 and was a Newbery Honor recipient in 1934. The book is illustrated by Erick Berry.

The novel is set principally in 1453, the year when Constantinople fell to the besieging Turks. It follows the adventures of sixteen-year-old Nemo, apprenticed to a silk merchant of Florence, who accompanies the merchant's son to Constantinople on business.

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