Stepsister

May 14, 2019|
Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly
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* "Printz Honor winner Donnelly offers up a stunningly focused story that rips into the heart of the familiar fairy tale. Isabelle [is] a shattered but not unredeemable girl with a warrior''s heart." -- Booklist, starred review

An instant New York Times bestseller!Optioned for film by Lynette Howell Taylor, the producer of A Star is Born and Bruna Papandrea, producer of Big Little LiesA Seventeen Best of the YearLonglisted for the Carnegie MedalA YALSA pickA Bank Street College of Education Best Children''s Book of the YearIsabelle should be blissfully happy-she''s about to win the handsome prince. Except Isabelle isn''t the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the prince''s heart. She''s the ugly stepsister who cut off her toes to fit into Cinderella''s shoe . . . which is now filling with blood.Isabelle tried to fit in. She cut away pieces of herself in order to become pretty. Sweet. More like Cinderella. But that only made her mean, jealous, and hollow. Now she has a chance to alter her destiny and prove what ugly stepsisters have always known: it takes more than heartache to break a girl.Evoking the darker, original version of the Cinderella story, Stepsister shows us that ugly is in the eye of the beholder, and uses Jennifer Donnelly''s trademark wit and wisdom to send an overlooked character on a journey toward empowerment, redemption . . . and a new definition of beauty.
Jennifer Donnelly is the author of A Northern Light, which was awarded a Printz Honor and a Carnegie Medal, Revolution (named a Best Book by Amazon, Kirkus Reviews, School Library Journal, and the Chicago Public Library, and was nominated for a Carnegie Medal), the Deep Blue series, and many other books for young readers, including Los...
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Title:Stepsister
Format:Hardcover
Product dimensions:352 pages, 8.53 X 5.79 X 1.05 in
Shipping dimensions:352 pages, 8.53 X 5.79 X 1.05 in
Published:May 14, 2019
Publisher:Scholastic Inc.
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781338268461

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