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Leyla: The Black Tulip

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4 out of 5
Based on 1,002 Ratings and 87 Reviews

Book Description
After her artist father goes off to war, 12-year-old Leyla must help her family earn enough money to survive. She makes a deal with marriage brokers-- but discovers too late that she's sold herself into slavery instead. Her journey as a slave takes her to faraway Istanbul, into the harem of the sultan. There she finds her Kismet, or destiny.
Book Information
PublisherAmerican Girl Publications
BindingHardcover (5 editions)
Reading LevelAges 9-12
# of Pages198
Publication Date09/2003
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About Alev Lytle Croutier (Author) : Alev Lytle Croutier is a published author of children's books. Some of the published credits of Alev Lytle Croutier include The Jungle Books (Signet Classics), Leyla: The Black Tulip (Girls of Many La... more
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About Kazuhiko Sano (Illustrator) : Kazuhiko Sano is a published illustrator of children's books and young adult books. Some of the published credits of Kazuhiko Sano include Leyla: The Black Tulip (Girls of Many Lands), Spring Pearl: T... more
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