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Ella enchanted, Gail Carson Levine

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Ella enchanted
Title
Ella enchanted
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Gail Carson Levine
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Language
eng
Summary
That fool of a fairy Lucinda did not intend to lay a curse on me. She meant to bestow a gift. When I cried inconsolably through my first hour of life, my tears were her inspiration. Shaking her head sympathetically at Mother, the fairy touched my nose. 'My gift is obedience. Ella will always be obedient. Now stop crying, child.' I stopped. So begins this richly entertaining story of Ella of Frell, who wants nothing more than to be free of Lucinda's gift and feel that she belongs to herself. For how can she truly belong to herself if she knows that at any time, anyone can order her to hop on one foot, cut off her hand, or betray her kingdom--and she'll have to obey? Against a bold tapestry of princes, ogres, giants, wicked stepsisters, and fairy godmothers, Ella's spirited account of her quest to break the curse is a funny, poignant, and enchanting tale about an unforgettable heroine who is determined to be herself
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In this novel based on the story of Cinderella, Ella struggles against the childhood curse that forces her to obey any order given to her
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Writing style
Character
Award
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 1998
  • Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland), Grades 6-9, 2000.
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 1997
  • California Young Reader Medal, Middle School, 2000.
  • Grand Canyon Reader Award (Arizona), Teen Book Category, 1999.
  • Iowa Teen Award, 2000.
  • Maine Student Book Award, 1999.
  • Rebecca Caudill Young Reader's Book Award (Illinois), 2000.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998
  • YALSA Popular Paperbacks for Young Adults, 2015.
  • YALSA Quick Picks for Reluctant Young Adult Readers, 1998
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, Middle Books, 2000.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 1997.
Awards note
  • Newbery Honor Book, 1998.
  • YALSA Best Books for Young Adults, 1998
  • School Library Journal's Best Books, 1997.
  • Young Hoosier Book Award, 2000
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
083429
Cataloging source
DLC
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
Interest level
  • 3-5
  • MG
  • Middle Grade
LC call number
  • PZ7.L578345
  • PS3562.E8964
LC item number
  • El 1997
  • E45 1997
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
670
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 5
  • 8
Reading level
  • 5.1
  • 4.6
  • 4.6
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Reading Counts RC
  • Accelerated Reader AR
  • Accelerated Reader
Target audience
pre adolescent
Label
Ella enchanted, Gail Carson Levine
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volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35174835
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780060275105
Lccn
96030734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
L-97884-00
System control number
(OCoLC)35174835
Label
Ella enchanted, Gail Carson Levine
Link
Publication
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ocm35174835
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
232 pages
Isbn
9780060275105
Lccn
96030734
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Specific material designation
regular print
Stock number
L-97884-00
System control number
(OCoLC)35174835

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