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Amber & Clay / Laura Amy Schlitz ; with illustrations by Julia Iredale.

Schlitz, Laura Amy, (author.). Iredale, Julia, (illustrator.).

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  • 12 of 20 copies available at Bibliomation. (Show)
  • 0 of 1 copy available at Kent Library Association - Kent.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Kent Library Association - Kent J SCH (Text to phone) 33410147730016 Juvenile Fiction Checked out 06/23/2021

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 528-532).
Summary, etc.:
"In a warlike land of wind and sunlight, "ringed by a restless sea," live Rhaskos and Melisto, spiritual twins with little in common beyond the violent and mysterious forces that dictate their lives. A Thracian slave in a Greek household, Rhaskos is as common as clay, a stable boy worth less than a donkey, much less a horse. Wrenched from his mother at a tender age, he nurtures in secret, aided by Socrates, his passions for art and philosophy. Melisto is a spoiled aristocrat, a girl as precious as amber but willful and wild. She'll marry and be tamed--the curse of all highborn girls--but risk her life for a season first to serve Artemis, goddess of the hunt. Bound by destiny, Melisto and Rhaskos--Amber and Clay--never meet in the flesh. By the time they do, one of them is a ghost. But the thin line between life and death is just one boundary their unlikely friendship crosses."-- Publisher's description.
Subject: Gods, Greek > Juvenile fiction.
Goddesses, Greek > Juvenile fiction.
Fate and fatalism > Juvenile fiction.
Gods, Greek > Fiction.
Goddesses, Greek > Fiction.
Fate and fatalism > Fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Historical fiction.
Novels in verse.

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