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Moorhead Public Library Y FLI (Text) 33500010677318 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9780062024152 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0062024159 (lib. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 9780062024145 (tr. bdg.)
  • ISBN: 0062024140 (tr. bdg.)
  • Physical Description: print
    342 p. 22 cm.
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Publisher: New York : HarperTeen, 2012.

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Summary, etc.: Tells the story of Kendra, a witch, and the first three-hundred years of her life, including takes on a classic fairy tale, the 1666 plague in Britain, the Titanic disaster, and the story of a modern-day, plain stepsister.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2012 January #1
    Kendra, the witch behind the transformational curse in Beastly (2007), finally has the floor. In 1666, teenage Kendra relates the horror of watching her family die from a plague, halted only when she becomes aware of her own magic and heals her remaining brother. Starving, they set out for a new life and find themselves at a gingerbread house. Sound familiar? Flinn twists more fairy tales into this engaging, time-jumping tale as Kendra reflects on helping—and harming—those around her. The Little Mermaid rescues a Titanic passenger. The Princess and the Pea takes place at Versailles. But the showstopper is a clever spin on Cinderella, the pieces hovering just above the puzzle until they fall brilliantly into place in a satisfying and surprising retelling in contemporary Florida. Kendra's chatty first-person asides can be jarring next to the larger sections filled with a rich storyteller tone. Regardless, the inventive takes on the traditional will please fans of Flinn and fairy tales alike and leave them eager for Kendra's next volume. Copyright 2012 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Witches Fiction
Witches Fiction
Genre: Paranormal fiction.
Young adult fiction.
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