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Sirena - Donna Jo Napoli
Sirena
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In Donna Jo Napoli's beautiful prose, the tragic love story between a mermaid and a mortal comes to life for young readers. When Sirena meets Philoctetes, Hercules' friend, she falls in love. But the young warrior must return home to fight the Trojan War and leave his magical love behind.
In Donna Jo Napoli's beautiful prose, the tragic love story between a mermaid and a mortal comes to life for young readers. When Sirena meets Philoctetes, Hercules' friend, she falls in love. But the young warrior must return home to fight the Trojan War and leave his magical love behind.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780590383899 (0590383892)
Pages no: 210
Edition language: English
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Joanne12
Joanne12 rated it
5.0 Sirena
This book is a great quick read that I really enjoyed. I went into thsi book not knowing anything about it except that is is about a mermaid named Sirena. The synopsis gives no information about the time period or when it takes place. I was happy to find out that the book takes place in Ancient Gree...
altheaann
altheaann rated it
A beautiful tale of a mermaid, told simply but with strength (infirst-person present tense, which some may find awkward, but I didn'tmind).Sirena and her fifty mermaid sisters are victims of a curse - theymust lure human men to sleep with them, or they will die. However,after seeing first hand the u...
Flying Kick-a-pow!
Flying Kick-a-pow! rated it
2.0
don't remember much about this book. it was weird and depressing, and i remember the main character being really annoying and whiney. that's about it.
Haven
Haven rated it
Read this in the fifth grade, and at that point really liked it.
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