Anna of Byzantium

Author(s): Tracy Barrett

Fiction - YA

Anna is a princess who spends her young years preparing to someday succeed her father and rule the vast Byzantine Empire. When her dreams of power are wrenched from her and bestowed on her little brother, Anna is determined to seize what's rightfully hers. Includes map of Byzantine Empire. An ALA Best Book for Young Adults.


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"Set in an exotic time and place, [this story] is a fascinating mix of history, mystery, and intrigue."--"The Horn Book Magazine"
"The Byzantine Empire is often neglected in studies of the Middle Ages. This exciting read will help change that oversight."-"Booklist", Boxed Review
"Although separated from contemporary readers by foreign custom, social rank, and almost a millennium of Western history, Barrett's protagonist nonetheless commands YA empathy."--"The Bulletin", Recommended

General Fields

  • : 9780440415367
  • : banusa
  • : banusa
  • : 0.11
  • : May 2001
  • : 175mm X 117mm X 17mm
  • : United States
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : Tracy Barrett
  • : Paperback
  • : 813.54
  • : 224
  • : illustrations, map