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Mara, Daughter of the Nile

Average rating
4.1 out of 5
Based on 2,013 Ratings and 569 Reviews

Book Description
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.
Book Information
PublisherPuffin Books
BindingMass Market Paperback (11 editions)
Reading LevelYoung Adults
# of Pages288
ISBN-100140319298
ISBN-13978-0140319293
Publication Date10/01/1985
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About Eloise Jarvis McGraw (Author) : Eloise Jarvis McGraw (December 1915 - November 2000) was a popular and prolific writer for children. Her first novel, Sawdust in His Shoes, was published in 1949. Three of her works - Moccasin Trail, ... more
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9/24/2009 Richele McFarlin said:
I assigned this book to my 10 year old daughter last year, while we studied ancient history. She thought the book was a bit boring but she learned alot from reading it. It's a wonderfully written living historical fiction book. However, it should be assigned to a junior high or high school studen... more

tags: historical fiction

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