Home Sweet Rome

Home Sweet Rome

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As if traveling to a new country in search of her missing mother weren't difficult enough, Mira has to do it dressed as a boy. In a different century.

A new postcard from her time-traveling mother points Mira to the 16th century Rome. But before she can rescue her mom, she must follow the clues left around the city to find Giordano Bruno, a famous thinker and mathematician, who discovered something so shocking that important Italian officials don't want it revealed. All the while avoiding the Watchers--time-traveling police who want Mira back in her own time.

It's another whirlwind adventure for Mira, and this time she is determined to bring her mother out of the past.

Praise for Mira's Diary: Lost in Paris

"An engrossing, diary-style blend of history, mystery, and time travel."-- Publishers Weekly

"With an engaging story, accessible history, and a spunky heroine, Mira's Diary is an absorbing, fast-pace adventure."-- School Library Journal

"Mira's Diary: Lost in Paris is a passionate celebration of honor and integrity...fast paced and compelling."--Karen Cushman, Newberry Medal Winner and New York Times bestselling author

Publisher: Naperville, Ill. : Sourcebooks Jabberwocky, c2013
ISBN: 9781402266096
140226609X
Branch Call Number: J FIC Moss 6939
Characteristics: 184 p. :,ill., map. --

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Jul 08, 2015

This book is awesome!! I have never read a book about time travel and now I love time traveling books. It's really descriptive and I like the questions that Mira brings up that really makes you ask yourself how or why. I recommend it to anyone who likes history, mystery and time traveling.

ChristchurchLib Jul 02, 2013

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JCLBrownM Jun 12, 2013

I have loved the Amelia Diaries by Marissa Moss since the first one came out in 1995. Those are more authentic because they look like they are hand-written. Mira's diary involves time travel with philosophical discussions about science and religion.

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Jul 13, 2015

Mira has to time travel to the sixteenth century, Rome to help her mom change the past so something terrible in the future doesn't happen. With the help of 3 geniuses, she is determined to finish her mission. But she must be careful. The Watchers, time traveling police that don't let the past to be changed, are on the search for Mira and her mom. Find out the mysteries of the past and join Mira in her time traveling adventures

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