Stepsister

Stepsister by Jennifer Donnelly 1338268465 9781338268461
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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 warriors 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 Childrens Book of the YearIsabelle should be blissfully happy-shes about to win the handsome prince. Except Isabelle isnt the beautiful girl who lost the glass slipper and captured the princes heart. Shes the ugly stepsister who cut off her toes to fit into Cinderellas 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 Donnellys trademark wit and wisdom to send an overlooked character on a journey toward empowerment, redemption . . . and a new definition of beauty.

Author: Jennifer Donnelly

Language: English

Binding: Hardcover

Pages: 352

Publisher: Scholastic Press

Publication Date: 2019-05-14


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