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Brave Margaret: An Irish Adventure
Contributor(s): San Souci, Robert D. (Author), Comport, Sally Wern (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0689810725     ISBN-13: 9780689810725
Publisher: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
OUR PRICE: $15.29  

Binding Type: Hardcover - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 1999

Annotation: When a ship arrives in the harbor, Margaret seizes the chance to see the world. But the adventure brings danger. It takes a magic ring, an enchanted sword, and bravery to bring Margaret and her true love safely home. Full color.
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | Girls & Women
- Juvenile Fiction | Action & Adventure - General
Dewey: 398.209
LCCN: 98-16794
Age Level: 7-10
Grade Level: 2-5
Lexile Measure: 790 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Physical Information: 0.6" H x 9.33" W x 11.58" (1.10 lbs) 40 pages
- Cultural Region - British Isles
- Ethnic Orientation - Irish
- Holiday - St. Patrick's Day
- Sex & Gender - Feminine
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Georgia Children's Book Award, Nominee, Picture Storybook, 2001
Review Citations: Kirkus Review - Children 01/15/1999 pg. 151
Publishers Weekly 02/08/1999 pg. 214
Booklist 03/01/1999 pg. 1217
School Library Journal 09/01/1999 pg. 215
Hornbook Guide to Children 01/01/1999 pg. 327 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Hornbook Guide to Children 07/01/1999 pg. 327 - Recommended, Satisfactory
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 27971
Reading Level: 4.6   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
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Publisher Description:
Margaret has a brave heart. She dreams of adventure and longs to travel to distant lands, so when a tall ship appears in the harbor, headed north to the Kingdoms of the Cold, Margaret won't be left behind.
But adventures are perilous things. Soon Margaret must face a ferocious sea serpent and even worse dangers. And she must discover the truth about an old woman with strange powers and mysterious plans, or she'll never find a way to bring herself and her true love safely home.
Acclaimed author Robert D. San Souci spins a tale of magic, battles, and romance in this traditional Irish story of a young woman whose courage astonishes her enemies -- and even herself.

Contributor Bio(s): San Souci, Robert D.: - Robert D. San Souci is the critically acclaimed author of many popular books for young people. He lives in the San Francisco Bay Area.Comport, Sally Wern: - Sally Wern Comport has illustrated numerous picture books and novels, including Love Will See You Through: Martin Luther King Jr.'s Six Guiding Beliefs; Brave Margaret: An Irish Adventure; Hanging Off Jefferson's Nose: Growing Up on Mt. Rushmore; and the Spy Mice series. She has also translated her picture making skills to various large scale public, private, and institutional artworks. Sally lives with her husband and two daughters in Annapolis, Maryland, where she operates Art at Large Inc. Learn more at ArtAtLargeInc.com.
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