Escape By Sea

Escape By Sea

by L.S. Lawrence


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Escape By Sea by L.S. Lawrence

Fascinating details about ancient life on the Mediterranean Sea, dispersed with provoking questions about tolerance, morality, and diversity, make this coming-of-age adventure a gripping choice for middle-grade readers.

Although Sara has lived a privileged life as the daughter of a merchant and senator in ancient Carthage, everything changes when the Romans attack her city. Her only brother is killed, and she and her father are forced to flee for their lives. They hastily gather a cargo to trade across the sea, but soon face the Roman navy, pirates, a tempest, and jilted merchants bent on revenge. Then, just as Sara is settling into life aboard the ship, her father dies. With danger constantly at her back and no destination in sight, Sara must rely on her own wit to learn to trade and lead her ship to freedom.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780823422173
Publisher: Holiday House
Publication date: 03/20/2009
Pages: 32
Product dimensions: 5.80(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.90(d)
Lexile: 640L (what's this?)
Age Range: 4 - 8 Years

About the Author

L. S. Lawrence is a pseudonym for a well-known Australian fantasy author. A former university professor, he is passionate about history and enjoys bringing the ancient world to life through his stories. He lives in Australia.

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