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Goddess of Yesterday

A Tale of Troy
Cooney, Caroline B. (Book - 2009 )
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
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Left as the sole survivor of the island where she was once a playmate for a princess, Anaxandra takes on the role as Princess Callisto herself when found by Menelaus and taken to his kingdom of Sparta. But Helen, beautiful wife of Menelaus, doesn't believe she is really Princess Callisto. Fearful of Helen, Anaxandra manages to stay out of harm's way--until the Trojan princes Paris and Aeneas arrive. When Menelaus and his men depart to attend his grandfather's funeral, Paris and Helen's passionate affair plunges Sparta and Troy into war. Can Anaxandra find the courage to reinvent herself once more, appease the gods, and save herself?
Authors: Cooney, Caroline B.
Title: Goddess of yesterday
a tale of Troy
Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2009], c2002
Edition: 1st trade pbk. ed
Characteristics: 263 p. :,maps ;,21 cm
Statement of Responsibility: Caroline B. Cooney
Notes: Reprint. Originally published: 2002
Summary: Left as the sole survivor of the island where she was once a playmate for a princess, Anaxandra takes on the role as Princess Callisto herself when found by Menelaus and taken to his kingdom of Sparta. But Helen, beautiful wife of Menelaus, doesn't believe she is really Princess Callisto. Fearful of Helen, Anaxandra manages to stay out of harm's way--until the Trojan princes Paris and Aeneas arrive. When Menelaus and his men depart to attend his grandfather's funeral, Paris and Helen's passionate affair plunges Sparta and Troy into war. Can Anaxandra find the courage to reinvent herself once more, appease the gods, and save herself?
ISBN: 038573865X
9780385738651
Branch Call Number: y COONEY 2009
Subject Headings: Greece Civilization To 146 B.C. Juvenile fiction Trojan War Juvenile fiction Helen of Troy (Greek mythology) Juvenile fiction Courage Juvenile fiction
Genre/Form: Historical fiction
Young adult fiction
Topical Term: Trojan War
Helen of Troy (Greek mythology)
Courage
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Jun 20, 2012
  • gareywood rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

wonderful read about a young girl seeing what is happening with the Helen of troy story

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Jun 20, 2012
  • gareywood rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

gareywood thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 99

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Jun 20, 2012
  • gareywood rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

anyone knowing or wanting to know about the age when Helen of Troy was alive would like to read this

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