Diver's daughter - 2
Part of the VOICES series
A gripping adventure told from the perspective of a young girl from Mozambique. Award-winning author, Patrice Lawrence, continues this exciting new series that explores authentic and moving accounts of the life of British immigrants throughout history.
Voices: Diver's Daughter - A Tudor Story explores the life of a young West African girl, Eve, living with her mother in the Southwark slums of Elizabethan London. When they hear from a Mary Rose survivor, George Symon, that one of the African free-divers who salvaged its treasures is alive and well and living in Southampton, mother and daughter agree to try to find him. But will the pair survive when George arrives to claim his 'share' of the riches? Will Eve overcome her fear of water to rescue her motherfrom the sea?
In this thrilling adventure based on real events, Patrice Lawrence shows us a fascinating and rarely seen world that's sure to hook young readers.
YFC Adventure stories (Children's / Teenage), YFT Historical fiction (Children's / Teenage), YFY True stories (Children's / Teenage), YNH History & the past: general interest (Children's / Teenage), YXN Personal & social issues: racism & multiculturalism (Children's / Teenage)