Plain Kate

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Scholastic Inc., Sep 1, 2010 - Juvenile Fiction - 320 pages
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A debut novel that's as sharp as a knife's point. Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" -- a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square.
 

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Contents

The Skara Rok
1
The Stranger
17
The Fish the Axe and the Bargain
26
The Roamers
49
The Road and the Rain
73
The Bog Camp
138
The Punt the Pool and the Empty Road
174
A Ghost in the River
191
Shadow
212
Blood and Questions
226
The Abandoned Country
239
The Stone City
272
An Exchange of Gifts
284
The Names of the Dead
295
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About the author (2010)

Erin Bow was born in Des Moines and raised in Omaha. She studied particle physics in college, eventually working at the CERN laboratory near Geneva, Switzerland. She then decided to leave science in order to concentrate on her love of writing. She has since written two books of poetry and a memoir. Her poetry has won the CBC Canadian Literary Award, whose previous winners include Michael Ondaatje and Carol Shields, as well as several other awards. She lives in Kitchener, Ontario. This is her first novel.

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