Hippolyta and the curse of the Amazons

By Yolen, Jane & Harris, Robert

Publishers Summary:
Thirteen-year-old Hippolyta, a princess of the Amazons, fights to save her people from destruction when her mother the Queen refuses to sacrifice her second-born male child.

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ISBN
978-0-06028-737-5
Publisher
New York : HarperCollins, c2002.


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2002

Gr 4-8 An Amazon princess learns about honor and family in this adventure set during the Golden Age of Greece. Hippolyta's mother, Amazon Queen Otrere, gives birth to her second son and refuses to kill him as tradition demands. When she is imprisoned, she turns to Hippolyta to save the baby and take him to his father, King Laomedon of Troy. The girl's mission is successful, but she is to be killed for offending Laomedon. Tithonus, the first son of her mother and Laomedon, saves her, and they ret...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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