Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella

Paul Fleischman; illustrations by Julie Paschkis

Henry Holt and Co.

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Once upon a time, in Mexico . . . in Ireland . . . in Zimbabwe . . . there lived a girl who worked all day in the rice fields . . . then spent the night by the hearth, sleeping among the cinders.

Her name is Ashpet, Sootface, Cendrillon . . . Cinderella. Her story has been passed down the centuries and across continents. Now Paul Fleischman and Julie Paschkis craft its many versions into one hymn to the rich variety and the enduring constants of our cultures.

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Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella is a 2008 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.

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* “Endings don’t get any happier than in this global tour de force.”

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Paul Fleischman; illustrations by Julie Paschkis

Paul Fleischman won a Newbery Medal for Joyful Noise and a Newbery Honor for Graven Images. He is also the author of young adult novels including Whirligig and The Mind's Eye, and middle-grade novels including Bull Run and Seedfolks. He lives with his wife in northern California. Julie Paschkis won a Boston Globe-Horn Book Honor for Yellow Elephant. She lives in Seattle.

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Glass Slipper, Gold Sandal: A Worldwide Cinderella
Paul Fleischman; illustrations by Julie Paschkis

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Bank Street Best Children's Book of the Year, IRA Notable Books for a Global Society, NCTE Notable Child. Bks in Lang. A , Kirkus Reviews Best Books of the Year, Arizona Grand Canyon Young Readers Master List, California Children's Media Award, Silver Medals, NYPL Book for Reading and Sharing

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Hardcover
Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co.
September 2007
Hardcover
ISBN: 9780805079531
ISBN10: 080507953X
Picture Book
8.5 x 11 inches, 32 pages, Full-color illustrations throughout
Age Range: 5 to 10
Grade Range: k to 5 Information for Librarians

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Lexile: AD700L
AR Quiz Number: 75433
AR Book Level: 5.4
AR Points: 14

$17.99
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