The summer of 1898 is filled with ups and downs for 11-year-old Moses. He's growing apart from his best friend; his superstitious Boo-Nanny butts heads constantly with his pragmatic, educated father; and his mother is reeling from the discovery of a family secret. Yet there are good times, too. He's teaching his grandmother how to read. For the first time she's sharing stories about her life as a slave. And his father and his friends are finally getting the respect and positions of power they've earned. But not everyone is happy with the political changes at play....
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Fifth century Ireland comes alive in this imaginary tale of Kiara the healer and the shepherd boy who would change the face of history. This book weaves fact and fantasy into an engaging story. Beginning with Niall of the nine hostages, high king of Ireland, this story tells of Maewyn Succat, a young Briton from a prosperous Christian family, who is kidnapped by Niall and made a slave in pagan Ireland. It is there he meets young Kiara, Niall's kinswoman who has learned the healing arts of her fellow pagans.
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