A Place in the Sun by Jill Rubalcaba

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When Senmut, a young stone sculptor, is exiled for life to the gold mines of Nubia, he must count on all his skills in order to survive. A novel of bristling intrigue, set against the dramatic historical backdrop of 13th century b.c. Egypt.
 

About Jill Rubalcaba

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Jill Rubalcaba, author of A PLACE IN THE SUN, UNCEGILA'S SEVENTH SPOT, and ST. VITUS' DANCE, lives in Haddam, Connecticut.
 
Published April 14, 1997 by Clarion Books. 100 pages
Genres: Action & Adventure, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction, History. Fiction

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The layout is eye catching yet sophisticated, but the book is nevertheless entirely readable and accessible to young readers.

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The fortunes of a stonecutter's son take drastic turns in this novella from Rubalcaba (Saint Vitus' Dance, 1996), set 3,300 years ago in the Egypt of Ramses II.

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Rubalcaba (Digging for Troy) devotes one chapter each to seven architectural projects by the Chinese-born American architect I.M.

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When a young sculptor in 13th-century B.C. Egypt accidentally kills a sacred dove, he is sentenced to a lifetime of hard labor in the Nubian mines. Ages 8-12. (Nov.)r

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