The Rough-face Girl

The Rough-face Girl

Book - 1992
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From Algonquin Indian folklore comes one of the most haunting, powerful versions of the Cinderella tale ever told.

In a village by the shores of Lake Ontario lived an invisible being. All the young women wanted to marry him because he was rich, powerful, and supposedly very handsome. But to marry the invisible being the women had to prove to his sister that they had seen him. And none had been able to get past the sister's stern, all-knowing gaze.

Then came the Rough-Face girl, scarred from working by the fire. Could she succeed where her beautiful, cruel sisters had failed?
Publisher: New York : Putnam, c1992.
ISBN: 9780399218590
0399218599
9780590469326
0590469320
9780698116269
0698116267
Characteristics: [30] p. :,col. ill. ;,29 cm.
Additional Contributors: Shannon, David 1959-

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AnnabelleLee27 Mar 21, 2018

A haunting and lovely Native American folktale told as a variation on the Cinderella story. The artwork is stunning and the tale's message is lovely and satisfyingly complex.

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coldcake18561
Nov 28, 2013

I know this one it is Cinderella duh!

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ally02
Mar 10, 2013

hint: she lives on lake ontario and has two mean sisters, kinda like cinderella:)

annekgreen1 Aug 16, 2011

week 4

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violet_butterfly_1449 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 14 and 8

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