The Passion Of Dolssa

April 4, 2017|
The Passion Of Dolssa by Julie Berry
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A Printz Honor Book

"Gorgeous and evocative . . . magnificent."--The New York Times

 
Medieval France: Dolssa is an upper-crust city girl with a secret lover and an uncanny gift. Branded a heretic, she’s on the run from the friar who condemned her mother to death by fire, and wants Dolssa executed, too. Botille is a matchmaker and a tavern-keeper, struggling to keep herself and her sisters on the right side of the law in their seaside town of Bajas. Their lives collide when Botille rescues a dying Dolssa and agrees to conceal her in the tavern. Aided by her sisters and Symo, her surly but loyal neighbor, Botille nurses Dolssa back to health and hides her from her pursuers.  But all of Botille’s tricks, tales, and cleverness can’t protect them forever, and when the full wrath of the Church bears down upon Bajas, Dolssa’s passion and Botille’s good intentions could destroy the entire village.
Julie Berry grew up in western New York. She holds a BS from Rensselaer in communication and an MFA from Vermont College in writing for children and young adults. She now lives in southern California with her husband and four sons. All the Truth That’s in Me (September 2013, Viking) was Julie’s first young adult novel. It earned five s...
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Title:The Passion Of DolssaFormat:PaperbackProduct dimensions:512 pages, 8.25 X 5.44 X 1.25 inShipping dimensions:512 pages, 8.25 X 5.44 X 1.25 inPublished:April 4, 2017Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0147512964

ISBN - 13:9780147512963

Appropriate for ages: All ages

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