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Swallow's dance

Author: Wendy Orr
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Pajama Press, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Leira is starting her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home in pieces. And the goddess hasn't finished with the island yet. With her family, Leira flees across the sea to Crete, expecting sanctuary. But a volcanic eruption and tsunami throw the entire world into darkness. In the resulting chaos, Leira finds her noble-born privilege reduced to nothing;  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Australian fiction
Young adult fiction
Action and adventure fiction
Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Historical fiction
History
Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Wendy Orr
ISBN: 9781772780628 1772780626
OCLC Number: 1108752563
Notes: Published simultaneously with Allen & Unwin: Crow's Nest, New South Wales, Australia, 2018.
Awards: School Library Journal's Best Books, 2018
Description: 274 pages : illustrations, maps ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Wendy Orr ; [map by Sarfaraaz Alladin].

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Leira is starting her initiation as a priestess when her world is turned upside down. A violent earthquake leaves her home in pieces. And the goddess hasn't finished with the island yet. With her family, Leira flees across the sea to Crete, expecting sanctuary. But a volcanic eruption and tsunami throw the entire world into darkness. In the resulting chaos, Leira finds her noble-born privilege reduced to nothing; alone with her injured mother and elderly nurse, Leira's only hope of survival is her own resourcefulness.

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