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11, 000 Years Lost

(2004)
A novel by

 
 
A vivid, exhilarating peek at our prehistoric past, now available in paperback

This action-packed, fully-imagined time travel book takes a young Texan girl, participating in an archaeological dig, back to the time of the mammoth. There Esther is adopted by a group of mammoth hunters, who teach her to forage for food, make clothes, build fires, and protect herself from the megafauna who roam the land-scimitar cats, panthers, and more. Even as she grows attached to her new family and proud of her many skills, Esther searches for a way home.

Praise for 11,000 Years Lost

A Texas Bluebonnet Award suggested read for 2006-2007

"A vivid and engrossing picture of Pleistocene society...Griffin draws on her careful research to invent the past with a specificity beyond an archaeologist's wildest dreams."--Archaeology Magazine

"Esther's adventures in the messy world of late Ice Age Texas provide a compelling and believable read. Likable characters populate a fully realized world." --Kirkus

"An exciting peek into the distant past." --Booklist

"A unique, superior contribution to speculative adventure fiction, Ether's survival story is an emotionally satisfying, well-crafted read."--The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books

Genre: Children's Fiction

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Used availability for Peni R Griffin's 11, 000 Years Lost

Hardback Editions

May 2008 : USA Library Binding
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Title: 11,000 Years Lost
Author(s): Peni R Griffin
ISBN: 1-4352-7425-3 / 978-1-4352-7425-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Paw Prints 2008-05-09
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November 2004 : USA Hardback
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Title: 11,000 Years Lost
Author(s): Peni R Griffin
ISBN: 0-8109-4822-2 / 978-0-8109-4822-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
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Paperback Editions

February 2006 : USA Paperback
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Title: 11,000 Years Lost (Amulet)
Author(s): Peni R Griffin
ISBN: 0-8109-9251-5 / 978-0-8109-9251-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Harry N. Abrams
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA