Goddess Of Yesterday

Goddess Of Yesterday

A Tale Of Troy

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Random House, Inc.
Anaxandra is taken from her birth island at age 6 by King Nicander to be a companion to his crippled daughter, Princess Callisto. Six years later, her new island is sacked by pirates and she is the sole survivor. Alone with only her Medusa figurine, she reinvents herself as Princess Callisto when Menelaus, great king of Sparta, lands with his men. He takes her back to Sparta with him where Helen, his beautiful wife, does not believe that the red-headed child is Princess Callisto. Although fearful of the half-mortal, half-goddess Helen, Anaxandra is able to stay out of harm’s way—until the Trojan princes Paris and Aeneas arrive. Paris and Helen’s fascination with each other soon turns to passion and plunges Sparta and Troy into war. Can Anaxandra find the courage to reinvent herself once again, appease the gods, and save herself?

In Caroline B. Cooney’s epic tale of one girl’s courage and will to survive, Anaxandra learns that home is where you make it and identity goes deeper than just your name.

Baker & Taylor
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 and his wife, Helen.

Publisher: New York : Delacorte Press, [2009], c2002
ISBN: 9780385738651
Branch Call Number: Teen Coo
Characteristics: 263 p. : maps ; 21 cm


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May 20, 2019

The Trojan War.

Jun 20, 2012

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


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Jun 20, 2012

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


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