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Toads and diamonds

Author: Heather Tomlinson
Publisher: New York : Henry Holt, 2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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A retelling of the Perrault fairy tale set in pre-colonial India, in which two stepsisters receive gifts from a goddess and each walks her own path to find her gift's purpose, discovering romance along the way.
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Genre/Form: Fairy tales
Young adult fiction
Fiction
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Juvenile works
Young adult works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Heather Tomlinson
ISBN: 9780805089684 0805089683
OCLC Number: 423731787
Awards: School Library Journal Best Books, 2010.
A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: Young Adult.; 820
Description: 278 pages ; 24 cm
Responsibility: Heather Tomlinson.

Abstract:

A retelling of the Perrault fairy tale set in pre-colonial India, in which two stepsisters receive gifts from a goddess and each walks her own path to find her gift's purpose, discovering romance along the way.

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Fantasy & romance

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2011-02-01) Good Permalink

This book is challenging and not for every reader. The book takes place in a foreign land and there are two different cultures with very different belief systems that interact with each other. There are also references to goddesses and customs. It is a hard read because the make-believe world is choppy...
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