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Pharaoh's Daughter : A Novel of Ancient Egypt
by Julius Lester


Overview - Born into slavery, adopted as an infant by a princess, and raised in the palace of mighty Pharaoh, Moses struggles to define himself. And so do the three women who love him: his own embittered mother, forced to give him up by Pharaoh's decree; the Egyptian princess who defies her father and raises Moses as her own child; and his headstrong sister Almah, who discovers a greater kinship with the Egyptian deities than with her own God of the Hebrews.  Read more...

 
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Overview
Born into slavery, adopted as an infant by a princess, and raised in the palace of mighty Pharaoh, Moses struggles to define himself. And so do the three women who love him: his own embittered mother, forced to give him up by Pharaoh's decree; the Egyptian princess who defies her father and raises Moses as her own child; and his headstrong sister Almah, who discovers a greater kinship with the Egyptian deities than with her own God of the Hebrews. Told by Moses and his sister Almah from alternating points of view, this stunning novel by Newbery Honor-author Julius Lester probes questions of identity, faith, and destiny.

 
Details
  • ISBN-13: 9780152066628
  • ISBN-10: 0152066624
  • Publisher: Houghton Mifflin
  • Publish Date: March 2009
  • Page Count: 182
  • Reading Level: Ages 12-UP
  • Dimensions: 6.9 x 4.5 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds


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Books > Young Adult Fiction > Religious - Christian - General
Books > Young Adult Fiction > Historical - Ancient Civilizations
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