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The star shard

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This beautifully written fantasy tackles the issues of slavery and freedom. Twelve-year-old Cymbril is a slave on Thunder Rake, a gigantic wagon city that rolls from town to town carrying goods to be sold by its resident merchants. The Rake's master purchases a new slave, a mysterious boy named Loric who is one of the magical Fey. Because he can see in the dark, Loric's duty is to guide the Rake through the treacherous wilderness at night.Cymbril and Loric secretly join forces to plan their escape--soon the two friends thread their way through a series of increasing dangers, encountering an enchanted market and deadly monsters as their one chance for freedom draws nearer.
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Grouped Work ID 1e13f43f-288c-0177-0c9f-0c21546c889d
Grouping Title star shard
Grouping Author durbin frederic s
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2019-06-19 22:47:36PM
Last Indexed 2019-06-20 00:10:34AM

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subject_facet Fairies -- Fiction, Fantasy, Slavery -- Fiction
title_display The star shard
title_full The Star Shard, The star shard / by Frederic S. Durbin
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