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Raiders' Ransom

Raiders' Ransom

by Emily Diamand

It's the 22nd century and, because of climate change, much of England is underwater. Poor Lilly is out fishing with her trusty sea-cat when greedy raiders pillage the town — and kidnap the prime minister's daughter.

Her village blamed, Lilly decides to find the girl. Off she sails, in secret. And with a ransom: a mysterious talking jewel. "If I save his daughter," Lilly reasons, "the prime minister's sure to reward me." Little does Lilly know that it will take more than grit to outwit the tricky, treacherous piratical tribes!

* "Captivating...plot twists galore, spunky characters—a true page–turner." —Kirkus, starred review

Ages
8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
4.4
Lexile Measure
720L
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
352
Genre
Adventure, Series, Science Fiction, Science Fiction and Fantasy

About the Author

Emily Diamand Emily Diamand is a lifelong environmentalist and an activist for Friends of the Earth.

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