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Caroline B. Cooney brings to life this epic tale of one girls courage.

At age six Anaxandra is taken by King Nicander to be a companion to his crippled daughter on the island of Siphnos. Anaxandra has adjusted to her new life when, six years later, Siphnos is sacked by pirates, and she is the sole survivor. When a fleet of ships stops on the island to investigate, she assumes the identity of Princess Callisto to survive. The ships belong to Menelaus, king of Sparta, and he takes her back to Sparta with him. But Helen, wife of

Menelaus, does not believe that this child is Princess Callisto. Anaxandra manages to stay out of harms wayuntil Paris and Aeneas arrive. When Menelaus and his men depart to attend his grandfathers funeral, Paris and Helens passionate affair plunges Sparta and Troy into war.

Winner of the Josette Frank Award

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

An ALA Notable Book

Synopsis:

"Caroline B. Cooney brings to life this epic tale of one girl's courage.

"At age six Anaxandra is taken by King Nicander to be a companion to his crippled daughter on the island of Siphnos. Anaxandra has adjusted to her new life when, six years later, Siphnos is sacked by pirates, and she is the sole survivor. When a fleet of ships stops on the island to investigate, she assumes the identity of Princess Callisto to survive. The ships belong to Menelaus, king of Sparta, and he takes her back to Sparta with him. But Helen, wife of

Menelaus, does not believe that this child is Princess Callisto. Anaxandra manages to stay out of harm's way--until Paris and Aeneas arrive. When Menelaus and his men depart to attend his grandfather's funeral, Paris and Helen's passionate affair plunges Sparta and Troy into war.

"Winner of the Josette Frank Award

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

An ALA Notable Book"

Synopsis:

- Cooney brings ancient Greece to life. Educators will embrace this story based on literary events to complement their teaching of Homer and Greek mythology.- Cooney's Janie novels--The Face on the Milk Carton, Whatever Happened to Janie?, The Voice on the Radio, and What Janie Found--have more than 1.5 million copies in print.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780440229308
Subtitle:
A Tale of Troy
Author:
Cooney, Caroline B
Author:
Cooney, Caroline B.
Publisher:
Laurel Leaf
Location:
New York
Subject:
General
Subject:
Children's 9-12 - Fiction - General
Subject:
Social Situations - General
Subject:
Adventure
Subject:
Courage
Subject:
Greece
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Trojan War
Subject:
Helen of Troy
Subject:
Special Interest - Adventure
Subject:
Children s All Ages - Family
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
Historical - Ancient Civilizations
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Mass market paperback
Series Volume:
86/09
Publication Date:
20031111
Binding:
Paperback
Grade Level:
Young adult
Language:
English
Illustrations:
Y
Pages:
272
Dimensions:
6.94x4.20x.77 in. .30 lbs.
Age Level:
12-UP

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Product details 272 pages Laurel-Leaf Books - English 9780440229308 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , "Caroline B. Cooney brings to life this epic tale of one girl's courage.

"At age six Anaxandra is taken by King Nicander to be a companion to his crippled daughter on the island of Siphnos. Anaxandra has adjusted to her new life when, six years later, Siphnos is sacked by pirates, and she is the sole survivor. When a fleet of ships stops on the island to investigate, she assumes the identity of Princess Callisto to survive. The ships belong to Menelaus, king of Sparta, and he takes her back to Sparta with him. But Helen, wife of

Menelaus, does not believe that this child is Princess Callisto. Anaxandra manages to stay out of harm's way--until Paris and Aeneas arrive. When Menelaus and his men depart to attend his grandfather's funeral, Paris and Helen's passionate affair plunges Sparta and Troy into war.

"Winner of the Josette Frank Award

A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age

An ALA Notable Book"

"Synopsis" by , - Cooney brings ancient Greece to life. Educators will embrace this story based on literary events to complement their teaching of Homer and Greek mythology.- Cooney's Janie novels--The Face on the Milk Carton, Whatever Happened to Janie?, The Voice on the Radio, and What Janie Found--have more than 1.5 million copies in print.
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