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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

8, 9, 10
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
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Guided Reading
Scholastic Inc.
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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