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Book of a thousand days [electronic resource]. Shannon Hale.

Hale, Shannon. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9781599904115 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2010.

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Summary, etc.: Based on a classic Grimm's fairy tale, this is the story told by Dashti, a maid from the steppes of a medieval land, who sacrifices her freedom to accompany her mistress into exile. Imprisoned in a remote tower after Lady Saren refuses to marry the man her father has chosen, the maid and the lady have almost nothing in common. But the loyalty that grows between the two, the man they love in different ways for different reasons, and the lies they tell because of and in spite of each other, combine to evoke the deepest bonds, transcend the loneliest landscapes, and erupt in a conclusion so romantic, so clever, and so right that no reader will be left dry-eyed. An intriguing story mirroring Shannon Hale's first acclaimed novel, The Goose Girl, but offering the reader something wholly fresh and different, Book of a Thousand Days proves this author is nothing short of exceptional.
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 9 - Text Difficulty 12
MG+/Upper middle grades (6th-12th)
850 Lexile.
5.3 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. New York : Bloomsbury Publishing Plc, 2010. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4004 KB).
Subject: Young Adult Fiction.
Genre: Electronic books.

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