"Smart, strong-willed, and with a distinct narrative voice, Adaline makes a memorable protagonist, her adventures will keep readers riveted, and, gratifyingly unlike so many fathers in contemporary fiction, Kit comes back for her. (bibliography) (Fiction. 11-13)"
Osborne (Favorite Medieval Tales, 1998, etc.) spins a wisp of history into this glittering, many-layered tale of a child struggling to reconcile within herself the clashing cultures in which she's immersed.
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