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Oracle / Jackie French.

By: French, Jackie.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Pymble, N.S.W. : Angus & Robertson, 2010Description: 342 pages : maps ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780732288402 (pbk).Subject(s): Courage -- Juvenile fiction | Acrobats -- Juvenile fiction | Truthfulness and falsehood -- Juvenile fiction | Mute persons -- Juvenile fiction | Prophecy -- Juvenile fiction | Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction | Young adult fiction -- Juvenile fiction | Children's stories -- Juvenile fiction | Greece -- Juvenile fiction | Mycenae (Extinct city) -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Children's stories. | Children's historical fiction. | Historical fiction. | Teen fiction. | Children's fiction.DDC classification: Children's Fiction Summary: Nikko lives in a small farming village in Greece near the stronghold of Mycenae in 1200 BC. When his sister Thetis is born, Nikko rescues her from the hillside where she has been abandoned, setting off an unforeseen chain of events. Thetis survives the trauma of her birth but is rendered mute until the age of five, when the gift of speech is given to her; but she can only tell the truth, which soon proves to be a double-edged sword.
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Nikko lives in a small farming village in Greece near the stronghold of Mycenae in 1200 BC. When his sister Thetis is born, Nikko rescues her from the hillside where she has been abandoned, setting off an unforeseen chain of events.

"Ancient Greece, an acrobat brother and a sister with the gift of truth"--Cover.

Nikko lives in a small farming village in Greece near the stronghold of Mycenae in 1200 BC. When his sister Thetis is born, Nikko rescues her from the hillside where she has been abandoned, setting off an unforeseen chain of events. Thetis survives the trauma of her birth but is rendered mute until the age of five, when the gift of speech is given to her; but she can only tell the truth, which soon proves to be a double-edged sword.

For primary school age.

Ages 12+.

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