One Foot Ashore (Paperback)

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Kidnapped from their parents during the Portuguese Inquisition, Maria and Isobel Ben Lazar were sent to a remote Brazilian monastery. In 1654, they escape and stow away on separate ships. Maria lands in Amsterdam, searching for 12-year-old Isobel and their parents. Befriended by the painter Rembrandt, Maria struggles to overcome her disappointments with hope and determination. "A gripping companion book to Out of Many Waters. This novel exemplifies the best of historical fiction, providing a real sense of the times, a plausible plot, and authentic characters."-Horn Book "Adventure and history are intertwined in this engrossing story."-School Library Journal Sydney Taylor Honor Book ABA Pick of the Lists


Product Details
ISBN: 9780595396276
ISBN-10: 0595396275
Publisher: iUniverse
Publication Date: May 25th, 2006
Pages: 212
Language: English