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Plain Kate - Erin Bow
Plain Kate
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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... show more
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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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780545166645 (0545166640)
Publisher: Scholastic
Pages no: 314
Edition language: English
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As the page turns..
As the page turns.. rated it
5.0 Plain Kate
Man this story was so moving. Kate, is a rather plain girl that is very poor and lives as a wood carver in a world that is like the middle ages, where people believe in witches and superstitions. Except that witches are real. And Kate meets one. In fact she bargains with him endangering in doing so ...
Elentarri's Book Blog
Elentarri's Book Blog rated it
4.0 Plain Kate
Beautiful writing. Well...... I cried....... so the author must have done something right.
moonic
moonic rated it
5.0 Plain Kate
Very sad and moving.
Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts
Pitter Patter of Little Thoughts rated it
1.0
Plain Kate can carve wood like a master, even at such a young age. But when her father dies and whispers begin circulating around the town about witches, Plain Kate may have to make a bargain with a witch to save her life.I didn't really like this book because it didn't have direction. I fell in lov...
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land"
Susana "Lost in Fantasy Land" rated it
4.0
Originally posted at PaperbackwonderlandI've just finished reading this story, and to be quite honest i'm not sure what to write about it...there were parts i loved, others that dragged and then there were ones that broke my heart.So yes, i'll admit that the story surprised me. I was expecting somet...
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