Graduating Seniors! Keep your Public Library account past July 2018 and get a new Library Card delivered to your home. Go to My Account > Account Settings and update your contact information and holds pickup branch.

Mara, daughter of the Nile

Book Cover
Average Rating
Publisher:
Coward-McCann ,
Pub. Date:
[1953]
Language:
English
Reading Level:
IL: MG - BL: 6.7 - AR Pts: 14
Lexile measure:
910L
Description
This compelling story of adventure, romance, and intrigue, set in ancient Egypt, was written by the three-time Newbery Honor and Edgar Award winning author Eloise Jarvis McGraw. Mara is a proud and beautiful slave girl who yearns for freedom in ancient Egypt, under the rule of Queen Hatshepsut. Mara is not like other slaves; she can read and write, as well as speak the language of Babylonian. So, to barter for her freedom, she finds herself playing the dangerous role of double spy for two arch enemies--each of whom supports a contender for the throne of Egypt. Against her will, Mara finds herself falling in love with one of her masters, the noble Sheftu, and she starts to believe in his plans of restoring Thutmose III to the throne. But just when Mara is ready to offer Sheftu her help and her heart, her duplicity is discovered, and a battle ensues in which both Mara's life and the fate of Egypt are at stake. "Dangerous espionage, an unusual love story, and richly drawn background make this a book to capture quick and lasting interest."-- Horn Book "Thoroughly engrossing."-- Kirkus Reviews
Also in this Series
More Like This
More Details
ISBN:
9780140319293
Reading Level:
MG
Level 6.7, 14 Points
Lexile measure:
910L
Reviews from GoodReads
Loading GoodReads Reviews.
Tagging
Tags:
No Tags, Be the first to tag this record!
Staff View

Grouping Information

Grouped Work ID ad10b8fc-adec-14fc-147d-258fa8ec0b2d
Full title mara daughter of the nile
Author mcgraw eloise jarvis
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2017-12-18 23:45:32PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 00:57:54AM

Solr Details

accelerated_reader_interest_level MG
accelerated_reader_point_value 14
accelerated_reader_reading_level 6.7
author McGraw, Eloise Jarvis.
author_display McGraw, Eloise Jarvis
available_at_school John Early Middle
collection_school Fiction
detailed_location_school John Early Middle - Teen Fiction
display_description
format_category_school Books
format_school Book
id ad10b8fc-adec-14fc-147d-258fa8ec0b2d
isbn 9780140319293
item_details ils:CARL0000047467|P00378433|John Early Middle - Teen Fiction|F MCG|||1|false|false|||||On Shelf||49285||
itype_school Book
last_indexed 2018-05-21T05:57:54.714Z
lexile_score 910
literary_form Not Coded
literary_form_full Not Coded
local_callnumber_school F MCG
owning_library_school Schools
owning_location_school John Early Middle
primary_isbn 9780140319293
publishDate 1953
record_details ils:CARL0000047467|Book|Books||English|Coward-McCann ,|[1953]|279 p. ; 21 cm.
recordtype grouped_work
scoping_details_school ils:CARL0000047467|P00378433|On Shelf|On Shelf|false|true|true|false|false|true||||
title_display Mara, daughter of the Nile
title_full Mara, daughter of the Nile / Eloise Jarvis McGraw
title_short Mara, daughter of the Nile