Books Lugalbanda The Boy Who Was Caught Up in a War by Kathy Henderson and Jane Ray School And Library, 72 pages, Candlewick Pr, List Price: $16.99 | purchase close overlay Buy Featured Book TitleLugalbandaSubtitleThe Boy Who Was Caught Up in a WarAuthorKathy Henderson and Jane Ray Your purchase helps support NPR programming. How? Amazon Independent Booksellers Book Summary Presents an ancient Sumerian tale about the youngest and weakest of eight brothers who, caught up in an ill-advised war, uses his wits and courage and eventually becomes king. 10,000 first printing. Jr Lib Guild. Genres: Children's Books Young Adult Fiction Facebook Twitter Flipboard Email NPR stories about Lugalbanda End-of-Year Book Selections, 2006 For Kids, Just Plain Fun Is a Comfort and a Joy November 28, 2006 What kid wouldn't like a comforting, joyful book for a holiday gift? A lot of 'em. For true holiday joy, make sure the books you give are truly enjoyable. Here are suggestions for different ages, stages and interests.