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The Rough-Face Girl
Contributor(s): Martin, Rafe (Author), Shannon, David (Illustrator)

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ISBN: 0698116267     ISBN-13: 9780698116269
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: April 1998

Annotation: In an Algonquin village by the shores of Lake Ontario, many young women have tried to win the affections of the powerful Invisible Being who lives with his sister in a great wigwam near the forest. Then comes Rough-Face Girl, scarred from working by the fire. Can she succeed where her beautiful, cruel sisters have failed?
Additional Information
BISAC Categories:
- Juvenile Fiction | People & Places - United States - Native American
- Juvenile Fiction | Social Themes - Values & Virtues
- Juvenile Fiction | Fairy Tales & Folklore - Adaptations
Dewey: E
Age Level: 4-8
Grade Level: PreK-3
Lexile Measure: 540 AD (Adult Directed Text)
Guided Reading: S (Grade 4)
Physical Information: 0.2" H x 7.8" W x 10" L (0.28 lbs) 32 pages
- Ethnic Orientation - Native American
Features: Ikids, Illustrated, Price on Product
Awards: Georgia Children's Book Award, Winner, Picture Storybook, 1994
Virginia Readers Choice Award, Winner, Primary, 1995
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 6140
Reading Level: 4.0   Interest Level: Lower Grades   Point Value: 0.5
Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
Publisher Description:
From Algonquin Indian folklore comes a powerful, haunting rendition of Cinderella.

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?

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