Letters from Rapunzel
Once upon a time, there was a girl. Let's call her Rapunzel. A modern-day version. Abandoned. Alone. Waiting for her hair to grow and dreaming of a way to escape from her tower. She was trapped, you see. Not in the conventional fairy-tale way—this was the dreaded after-school Homework Club. A desolate place, where no gum could be chewed, and where Rapunzel sat day after day, cursing the evil spell that had been cast over her father. The doctors called it something else, but a true heroine can smell an evil spell a mile away. So when a mysterious letter addressed to P.O. Box #5667 falls into her hands, she knows she's found the pea under her mattress. But since when is finding happily ever after as simple as Just Writing Back?
Winner of the Ursula Nordstrom Fiction Contest, Sara Lewis Holmes's enchanting debut novel is a breath of fresh air. Told through letters, with a liberal sprinkling of fairy dust, Rapunzel's quest for a happy ending gives every reader something to believe in.
Level 5.3, 4 Points
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|Grouping Title||letters from rapunzel|
|Grouping Author||holmes sara|
|Last Grouping Update||2019-11-06 02:03:06AM|
|Last Indexed||2020-01-25 04:45:00AM|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Teen Fiction|
|display_description||Through a series of letters written to a post office box, twelve-year-old Cadence describes her father's hospitalization for depression, her subsequent problems at school, and her hope that the mysterious recipient will help her find a happy ending.|
|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library|
Connection Crystal City
|title_display||Letters from Rapunzel|
|title_full||Letters from Rapunzel / Sara Holmes|
|title_short||Letters from Rapunzel|