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Author Spence, Eleanor.

Title Miranda going home / Eleanor Spence
Published Melbourne : Dove Communications, [1985]


Location Call no. Vol. Availability
 MELB SPCBC  819 Spence Ele/Mgh  LIB USE ONLY
Description 118 pages : maps ; 25 cm
Summary When thirteen-year-old Miranda's parents die she is sent to love with her strict Jewish grandparents in Palestine at the time of the Roman occupation. Separated from her grandparents during the Roman attack on Sapphoris, Miranda and the baby she rescued find shelter with Jeshua and his family in Nazareth. There she learns kinship with the Jewish faith and to cope with the racial and religious prejudices of the era
Notes For children
Maps on lining papers
Audience For 9-14 year old children
Notes Children's Book of the Year Award: Older Readers, 1986 shortlist
Subject Jesus Christ -- Juvenile fiction.
Bible -- Antiquities -- Juvenile fiction.
Antisemitism -- Juvenile fiction.
Children's stories, Australian.
Children's stories.
Families -- Palestine -- Juvenile fiction.
Girls -- Conduct of life -- Juvenile fiction.
Jewish refugees -- Juvenile fiction.
Jews -- Civilization -- To 70 A.D. -- Juvenile fiction.
Racism -- Juvenile fiction.
Palestine -- History -- Juvenile fiction.
Palestine -- History -- To 70 A.D. -- Juvenile fiction.
Genre/Form Fiction.
LC no. anb85924397
ISBN 0859243974