The Shamer's Daughter

The Shamer Chronicles (Volume 1 of 4)

Lene Kaaberbol

Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks

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“I gobbled it up!”—Tamora Pierce
 
Dina has unwillingly inherited her mother’s gift: the ability to elicit shamed confessions simply by looking into someone’s eyes. To Dina, however, these powers are not a gift but a curse. Surrounded by fear and hostility, she longs for simple friendship.

But when her mother is called to Dunark Castle to uncover the truth about a bloody triple murder, Dina must come to terms with her power—or let her mother fall prey to the vicious and revolting dragons of Dunark.

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Chapter One: "The Shamer's Brat"

Strictly speaking, it wasn't really Cilla's fault that I was bitten by a dragon. It was probably sheer coincidence that she decided to throw a bucket of whey in my face on the very day the man from Dunark came. But every time my arm hurts...every time I miss Cherry Tree Cottage and the pear trees and the chickens we had...I get mad at Cilla all over again.

Cilla was the miller's daughter, the only girl in a brood of six. Maybe that was the reason why she had become such a pain. Every time Cilla wanted something, a slice of honey-bread, a silk

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“Dina’s courage and resourcefulness . . . will appeal to fans of Tamora Pierce’s work.”—School Library Journal

“This first book in the Shamer Chronicles is a page-turner; readers will eagerly await the next episode.” —Booklist

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Lene Kaaberbol

Lene Kaaberbol is the author of many popular books that have been published in Denmark. She lives in Copenhagen, Denmark.

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The Shamer's Daughter
Lene Kaaberbol

Trade Paperback

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Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Henry Holt and Co. BYR Paperbacks
October 2006
Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780805081114
ISBN10: 0805081119
Middle-Grade Fiction
5 1/8 x 7 3/4 inches, 240 pages
Age Range: 10 to 14
Grade Range: 5 to 9
$9.99
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