Spin

March 28, 2023|
Spin by Rebecca Caprara
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The Song of Achilles and Circe get a sapphic, young adult twist in this gorgeously lush, feminist retelling of the myth of Arachne spun in moving verse.

Sixteen-year-old Arachne is ostracized by all but her family and closest friend, Celandine. Turning to her loom for solace, Arachne learns to weave, finding her voice and her strength through the craft. After the tragic loss of her family, Arachne and Celandine flee to the city of Colophon, where Arachne’s skills are put to the test. Word of her talent spreads quickly, leading to a confrontation with the goddess Athena, who demands that Arachne repent.

But Arachne will not be silenced. She challenges Athena, and a fateful weaving contest ensues, resulting in an exposé of divine misdeeds, a shocking transformation, and unexpected redemption.
Rebecca Caprara is the author of multiple acclaimed novels and the recipient of the Marguerite W. Davol Picture Book Critique Scholarship and the Jane Yolen Scholarship from the Society of Children’s Book Writers & Illustrators. An artist and avid globetrotter, Rebecca has lived in Italy, Singapore, and Canada. She is now growing roots...
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Title:Spin
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:400 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.67 in
Shipping dimensions:400 pages, 9 X 6 X 0.67 in
Published:March 28, 2023
Publisher:Atheneum Books For Young Readers
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:9 - 12
ISBN - 13:9781665906197

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