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Features Table of Contents/Afterword/Story Consultants/Black and White Illustrations/Pronunciation GuideStandards Standards for the English Language Arts: Standard 1
Illustrated in black and white to appeal to older readers.
Furious that her twin brother, Cypselis, promised her as a slave should he lose a footrace, Ellie must find a way for tortoise-slow Cypselis to beat his classmate to the finish line at their school in ancient Greece. Includes facts about the Olympic Games.
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