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The Naming

Author: Alison Croggon
Publisher: Cambridge, MA : Candlewick Press, 2005.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st U.S. edView all editions and formats
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A manuscript from the lost civilization of Edil-Amarandah chronicles the experiences of sixteen-year-old Maerad, an orphan gifted in the magic and power of the Bards, as she escapes from slavery and begins to learn how to use her Gift to stave off the evil Darkness that threatens to consume her world.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy fiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Alison Croggon
ISBN: 0763626392 9780763626396
OCLC Number: 54806047
Notes: "First published as The Gift by Penguin Books Australia, 2002"--Title page verso.
Description: xv, 492 pages ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Alison Croggon.
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A manuscript from the lost civilization of Edil-Amarandah chronicles the experiences of sixteen-year-old Maerad, an orphan gifted in the magic and power of the Bards, as she escapes from slavery and begins to learn how to use her Gift to stave off the evil Darkness that threatens to consume her world.

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A very good read

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2009-05-14) Very Good Permalink

This title harkens to familiar epic fantasy stories with an exotic and frightening world.  Maerad sets out on a journey with a man named Cadvan, a Bard. Cadvan believes Maerad to be the prophesied "Nameless One" who will restore balance to the world.  Encounters with mythical beasts and...
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