Enchantress from the Stars

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Atheneum, 1970 - Juvenile Fiction - 275 pages
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Three civilizations from different planets in widely varying stages of development clash in what could be either a mutually disastrous or beneficial encounter.

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I was young when I read this, I had not had training as a critical theorist or on postcolonialism and I still picked up on all the problematic issues this book chooses to romanticize. A young woman ... Read full review

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So, the premise for this story is pretty simple at first. It's a futuristic story about a girl, Elana, who stows away on her father's spaceship to observe an anthropological mission. This group, the ... Read full review


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Sylvia Louise Engdahl is the author of six novels published between 1970 and 1981, of which "Enchantress from the Stars" was the first. It was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1971, and the “ Phoenix Award” in 1990. Ms. Engdahl currently resides in Eugene, Oregon.

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