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Minna's quest / K.M. Peyton.

By: Peyton, K. M.
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: London : Usborne, 2007Description: 185 pages : map ; 20 cm.Content type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeISBN: 9780746078815 (pbk.); 0746078811 (pbk.).Subject(s): Romans -- Great Britain -- Juvenile fiction | Horsemanship -- Juvenile fiction | Courage -- Juvenile fiction | Adventure and adventurers -- Juvenile fiction | Great Britain -- History -- Roman period, 55 B.C.-449 A.D. -- Juvenile fictionGenre/Form: Historical fiction.DDC classification: [Fic.] Summary: Minna is just a blacksmith's daughter, yet she succeeds in raising a sickly abandoned foal, turning him into the pride of the Roman cavalry. When the quiet fort of Othona is threatened by bloodthirsty pirates, it is Minna and her beloved horse who risk all, setting out on a perilous journey over land and wave to fetch help. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.
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Strong-willed Minna is just a blacksmith's daughter, yet she raises a sickly abandoned foal to become the pride of the Roman cavalry. When her fort is threatened by blood-thirsty pirates, the fate of the people depends on Minna and her beloved horse alone, as they set out on a journey to fetch help.

Minna is just a blacksmith's daughter, yet she succeeds in raising a sickly abandoned foal, turning him into the pride of the Roman cavalry. When the quiet fort of Othona is threatened by bloodthirsty pirates, it is Minna and her beloved horse who risk all, setting out on a perilous journey over land and wave to fetch help. Suggested level: primary, intermediate, junior secondary.

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