The Queen of Water
Publish date: March 8th 2011
Publisher: Delacorte Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 370
Edition language: English
I won't go into much detail but I will say that this book is fantastic! It's beautifully written, heart-wrenching, with characters who feel real, and is so empowering! I feel so inspired to tackle my own Life and my own future. Virginia is a smart and brave little girl who faced her abusers and made...
Full Review to Come. A fantastic book into the indigenous culture and lifestyle (along with social class issues) in Ecuador!
I really liked this book, but I'd only give it a 3.5 for a few reasons. Let's start with the good.I love that Virginia never gives up. She stubbornly keeps creating a path for her own self. She gets stuck in captive for a while, not sure what to break free or stay with what's familiar to her. Her li...
This book had a bit of a slow start, but began to pick up after the first 50 pages. The story centers around a 7-year-old indigenous girl named Virginia who is "sold" into slavery by her parents. The plot follows Virginia as she grows up and becomes a prominent young adult. Throughout the course ...
The fact that this story is based upon the life experiences of Resau's collaborator, María Virginia Farinango makes it all the more poignant and inspiring.