Stepsister Jennifer Donnelly

Stepsister

Author: Jennifer Donnelly
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Book Title
Stepsister
Author
Jennifer Donnelly
ISBN
9781338268461
* Printz Honor winner Donnelly offers up a stunningly focused story that rips into the heart of familiar fairy tale. Isabelle is] a shattered but not unreedemable girl with a warrior's heart. -- Booklist, starred reviewAn instant New York Times bestseller A Seventeen Best of the YearLonglisted for the Carnegie MedalA YALSA pick Isabelle 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.Binding Type: HardcoverAuthor: Jennifer DonnellyPublisher: Scholastic PressPublished: 05/14/2019ISBN: 9781338268461Pages: 352Weight: 0.95lbsSize: 8.30h x 6.00w x 1.10dReview Citations: Booklist 04/15/2019 pg. 52Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2019Publishers Weekly 03/11/2019Kirkus Reviews 03/15/2019School Library Journal 05/01/2019 pg. 103Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503773 / StepsisterReading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15
* Printz Honor winner Donnelly offers up a stunningly focused story that rips into the heart of familiar fairy tale. Isabelle is] a shattered but not unreedemable girl with a warrior's heart. -- Booklist, starred review
An instant New York Times bestseller
A Seventeen Best of the Year
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal
A YALSA pick

Isabelle 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.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 05/14/2019
ISBN: 9781338268461
Pages: 352
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.30h x 6.00w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Booklist 04/15/2019 pg. 52
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2019
Publishers Weekly 03/11/2019
Kirkus Reviews 03/15/2019
School Library Journal 05/01/2019 pg. 103

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503773 / Stepsister
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15
* Printz Honor winner Donnelly offers up a stunningly focused story that rips into the heart of familiar fairy tale. Isabelle is] a shattered but not unreedemable girl with a warrior's heart. -- Booklist, starred review
An instant New York Times bestseller
A Seventeen Best of the Year
Longlisted for the Carnegie Medal
A YALSA pick

Isabelle 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.

Binding Type: Hardcover
Author: Jennifer Donnelly
Publisher: Scholastic Press
Published: 05/14/2019
ISBN: 9781338268461
Pages: 352
Weight: 0.95lbs
Size: 8.30h x 6.00w x 1.10d

Review Citations: Booklist 04/15/2019 pg. 52
Bulletin of Ctr for Child Bks 03/01/2019
Publishers Weekly 03/11/2019
Kirkus Reviews 03/15/2019
School Library Journal 05/01/2019 pg. 103

Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 503773 / Stepsister
Reading Level: 4.7 / Interest Level: Upper Grade / Point Value: 15