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The Rough-Face Girl



By: Rafe Martin(Author)

Language: English

Genre: Children's Books

Publisher: Puffin Books; Reissue edition (April 1998)

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The original title of the book: The Rough-Face Girl

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 came the Rough-Face girl, scarred from working by the fire. Can she succeed where her beautiful, cruel sisters have failed? A strong, distinctive tale with art to match.

"A strong, distinctive tale with art to match." --Kirkus Reviews (pointer review)"A powerful retelling. . . . The text contains the cadences and rhythms of oral language, and the illustrations, dark and vivid, use earth tones and shadows to convey the drama of the text." --Horn Book"A splendid read-aloud." --School Library Journal"The drama of the haunting illustrations--and of Martin's respectful retelling--produce and affecting work." --Publishers Weekly"Striking . . . This will make an impact on youngsters in folklore units, Native American studies, and story hour sessions." --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's BooksAn IRA Teacher's Choice BookA Parents Magazine Best Book of the YearWinner of the Georgia Children's Picture Storybook AwardWinner of Nebraska's Golden Sower Award

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  • By kennedy on 21 August 2013

    I used in class for children to identify the similiarities and differences between stories from other cultures. Lovely pictures and very easy to use as teaching resource.- I found many children picking this book up in their spare time because they were intrigued

  • By Lynsey Thompson on 6 February 2015

    Wonderfully powerful story with a fantastic message for unkindness - my class are loving it.

  • By Mrs Emma Murch on 25 July 2015

    Beautiful story - fabulous condition.

  • By Public name on 5 April 2016

    Great quality and speedy

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