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Hush : an Irish princess' tale

Author: Donna Jo Napoli
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2007.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Fifteen-year-old Melkorka, an Irish princess, is kidnapped by Russian slave traders and not only learns how to survive but to challenge some of the brutality of her captors, who are fascinated by her apparent muteness and the possibility that she is enchanted.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Teen fiction
Fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Allegories
Historical fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Donna Jo Napoli
ISBN: 9780689861765 0689861761 9781442494961 1442494964 9781428765412 1428765417
OCLC Number: 85161940
Notes: Companion to: Hidden.
Awards: Commended for Tayshas Reading 2009
Description: 308 pages ; 19 cm
Responsibility: Donna Jo Napoli.
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