Mara, Daughter of the Nile (Puffin Story Books)

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Mara is a proud and beautiful slave girl who yearns for freedom. In order to gain it, she finds herself playing the dangerous role of double spy for two arch enemies - each of whom supports a contender for the throne of Egypt.

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Dangerous espionage, an unusual love story, and richly drawn background make this a book to capture quick and lasting interest. Horn Book
Thoroughly engrossing. Kirkus Reviews"

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Eloise Jarvis McGrawwas an American author ofchildren's booksand young adult novels. She won theNewbery Honorthree times in three different decades, for her novels Moccasin Trail(1952), The Golden Goblet(1962), and The Moorchild(1997). A Really Weird Summer(1977) won anEdgar Awardfor Best Juvenile Mystery from theMystery Writers of America. McGraw had a very strong interest inhistory, and among the many books she wrote for children are Greensleeves, The Seventeenth Swap, and Mara, Daughter of the Nile. ALewis Carroll Shelf Awardwas given to Moccasin Trailin 1963.She also contributed to theOz seriesstarted byL. Frank Baum; working with her daughter, graphic artist and librarian Lauren Lynn McGraw, she wrote Merry Go Round in Oz(the last of the Oz books issued by Baum's publisher) and The Forbidden Fountain of Oz."

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Book Description Softcover. Book Condition: New. This compelling story of adventure, romance, and intrigue, set in ancient Egypt, was written by the three-time Newbery Honor and Edgar Award winning author Eloise Jarvis McGraw. Mara is a proud and beautiful slave girl who yearns for freedom in ancient Egypt, under the rule ofQueen Hatshepsut. Mara is not like other slaves; she can read and write, as well as speak the language ofBabylonian. So, to barter for her freedom,she finds herself playing the dangerous role of double spy for two arch enemies—each of whom supports a contender for the throne of Egypt. Against her will, Mara finds herself falling in love with one of her masters, the noble Sheftu, and she starts to believe in his plans of restoring Thutmose III to the throne. But just when Mara is ready to offer Sheftu her help and her heart, her duplicity is discovered, and a battle ensues in which both Mara’s life and the fate of Egypt are at stake. "Dangerous espionage, an unusual love story, and richly drawn background make this a book to capture quick and lasting interest."—Horn Book "Thoroughly engrossing."—Kirkus Reviews. Bookseller Inventory # 9114145

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