One Foot Ashore

One Foot Ashore

by Jacqueline Dembar Greene
One Foot Ashore

One Foot Ashore

by Jacqueline Dembar Greene


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Kidnapped from their parents during the Portuguese Inquisition, Maria and Isobel Ben Lazar were sent to a remote Brazilian monastery. In 1654, they escape and stow away on separate ships. Maria lands in Amsterdam, searching for 12-year-old Isobel and their parents. Befriended by the painter Rembrandt, Maria struggles to overcome her disappointments with hope and determination.

"A gripping companion book to Out of Many Waters. This novel exemplifies the best of historical fiction, providing a real sense of the times, a plausible plot, and authentic characters."-Horn Book

"Adventure and history are intertwined in this engrossing story."-School Library Journal

Sydney Taylor Honor Book

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780595396276
Publisher: iUniverse, Incorporated
Publication date: 05/25/2006
Pages: 212
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x 0.48(d)
Age Range: 8 - 11 Years

About the Author

Jacqueline Dembar Greene is the award-winning author of some 20 books and short stories for young readers. She has written picture books, historical novels, and non-fiction books. She is also a photographer, and some of her photos illustrate her non-fiction stories and books.

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