A Place in the Sun
When Senmut's sculpting chisel slips from his fingers, accidentally killing a sacred dove, Egyptian priests exile the 9-year-old boy to a lifetime of hard labor in the gold mines of Nubia. Wrenched from his family, forced to endure brutal guards and unending heat, Senmut turns to the one thing he loves best -- his sculpture. Can it set him free?
What people are saying - Write a review
A PLACE IN THE SUNUser Review - Jane Doe - Kirkus
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. Nine-year-old Senmut's happiness comes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - joririchardson - LibraryThing
This is a great kid's book. It is exciting, interesting, and has plenty of mystery and adventure. The characters are a bit shaky, but that doesn't really matter to much because the age group Rubalcaba ... Read full review