Dragonfly Song

Dragonfly Song

Book - 2017
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"Mute since the traumatic raider attack that took her foster family, Aissa struggles for survival in a mythical imagining of Bronze-Age Crete. Although she is forced into the lowliest position among the servants of her island's priestess, Aissa's mysterious bond with animals and the scars on her wrists are clues to her true identity as the priestess' firstborn daughter."-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: Toronto, Ontario : Pajama Press, 2017.
ISBN: 9781772780376
Branch Call Number: ORR
Characteristics: 393 pages : map ; 21 cm.

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Herne
Apr 08, 2018

This is a great adventure story. A time in Greek history which I think has been imbued with the culture of the times. The main character is so poignant. It's a rich and enjoyable read.

I also liked the cadence of the writing. It's written in the present and in places breaks into a rhythmic almost poetry. Added to the urgency of the story.

It would be a good one to read aloud to a class I think.

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Ada_2006
Mar 27, 2018

I love this book its so inspiring and the story behind it is amazing. Glad to finally see a Greek myth based book that NOT Rick Riordan. I have nothing against him its just I want to read something different for a change.

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Ada_2006
Mar 27, 2018

Ada_2006 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 99

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