(From Cover) To save her infant son from the brutal decree of a powerful Pharoah, a Hebrew mother places her baby in a basket and sets him adrift on the Nile. The basket is found by the Queen, who names the boy Moses and raises him as her own son-a prince of Egypt.Years pass before Moses learns of his true birthright. Unable to live a life based on lies he flees into the desert. And it is there that his world changes dranmatically. Called by God, he is chosen to bring the Hebrew people to a new life of freedom. Moses knows that his task will not be an easy one. How can he, one man, stand up against a mighty dynasty? How can he, once thought to be the son of the Pharoah, lead the slaves who suffered for centuries? This is a story of love, faith, courage, and the triumoh of the human spirit. (For ages 10 up)
By Lynn Reid Banks, author of the Indian in the Cupboard series books. A novel imspired by The Prince of Egypt (movie) and The Book of Exodus.