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An Irish princess is kidnapped and sold into slavery in this powerful retelling of an Icelandic legend from award-winning author Donna Jo Napoli, a companion to andlt;I andgt;Hiddenandlt;/Iandgt;.andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Melkorka was a princess, the first daughter of a magnificent kingdom in medieval Irelandand#8212;but all of this is lost the day she is kidnapped and taken aboard a marauding slave ship. Thrown into a world that she has never known, alongside people that her former countryand#8217;s laws regarded as less than human, Melkorka is forced to learn quickly how to survive. Taking a vow of silence, however, she finds herself an object of fascination to her captors and masters, and soon realizes that any power, no matter how little, can make a difference.

About the Author

Donna Jo Napoli is the acclaimed and award-winning author of many novels, both fantasies and contemporary stories. She won the Golden Kite Award for andlt;iandgt;Stones in Waterandlt;/iandgt; in 1997. Her novel andlt;iandgt;Zelandlt;/iandgt; was named an American Bookseller Pick of the Lists, a Publishers Weekly Best Book, a Bulletin Blue Ribbon, and a School Library Journal Best Book, and a number of her novels have been selected as ALA Best Books. She isandnbsp;a professor of linguisticsandnbsp;at Swarthmore College in Pennsylvania, where she lives with her husband. Visit her at

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Napoli, Donna Jo
Simon & Schuster/Paula Wiseman Books
Fairy Tales & Folklore - Single Title
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
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from 7
f-c cvr (spfx: pearlized stock)
209.55 x 139.7 mm
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from 12

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