Moss Gown

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Oct 1, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 48 pages
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Candace finds herself cast out of her home by jealous older sisters, but with the help of a witch woman and a magical moss gown, she captures the heart of the young plantation owner "The smooth-as-silk mix of Hooks' engrossing text and Carrick's elegant illustrations creates a picture story book of magic and drama." -- School Library Journal, starred review

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User Review  - Bvlmc Buchanan Verplanck Elementary School - Goodreads

An interesting take on the Cinderella story. This Americanized version from the tide water region of the United States adds elements of King Lear into the mix as our herorine loses and gains her fortune through an exploration of what it means to express true love. Read full review

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Donald Carrick has illustrated many children's books. He lives in Edgartown, Massachusetts.

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