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Nitty Gritty 1: Escape

Nitty Gritty 1: Escape (Paperback)

By MacLean, Glynne

Asha! Are you there? It's Katin! Asha? The only answers were a squawk from a startled chicken and the distant cry of seagulls. No face appeared at any of the narrow windows. There was no answering call from Asha. Not even a whisper on the breeze ...The port city of Suq, on the is...land of Socotra, is a bustling centre of sea-going trade in the days of the Byzantine Empire - a crossroads where races and cultures meet. It is also the home of Katin Alexis, from a family of Greek fisherfolk, and her best friend Asha Patel, the daughter of a struggling Indian trader. The girls are best friends, so why has Asha disappeared without a word to her? And why is Katin's father whispering in the night about Asha and her brother being sent to Alexandria to work as slaves? It seems that Katin cannot get the truth from anyone. And time may be running out for Asha ...
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ISBN 9781442524439
Published NZ 30 Oct 2009
Publisher Pearson Education
Format Paperback
Series Nitty Gritty
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ISBN-13 9781442524439
Stock Out of stock
Status Not currently available
Publisher Pearson Education
Imprint Pearson Education New Zealand
Published 30 Oct 2009
Publication Country New Zealand New Zealand
Format Paperback
Author(s) By MacLean, Glynne
Series Nitty Gritty
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Adventure Stories
Historical Fiction
English Language Readers
NZ, Maori & Pasifika
New Zealand
Number of Pages Not specified
Dimensions Width: 127mm
Height: 201mm
Spine: 10mm
Dewey Code 823.3
Weight Not specified - defaults to 600g
Interest Age Children
Reading Age Children
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile;Primary and secondary/elementary and high school