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The Queen of Water - OUT OF PRINT
by Farinango, Maria Virginia (Author), Resau, Laura (Author)
In this poignant novel based on a true story, acclaimed author Resau has collaborated with Farinango to recount one girl's unforgettable journey to self-discovery. Virginia's story will speak to anyone who has ever struggled to find his or her place in the world.
Age Range: From 12 to 17
Format: Hardcover, 368 pages
Publisher: Delacorte Press Books for Young Readers, March 2011
Product Dimensions: 8.2 L × 5.9 W × 1.3 H
Publisher Marketing: Born in an Andean village in Ecuador, Virginia lives with her large family in a small, earthen-walled dwelling. In her village of indigenas, it is not uncommon to work in the fields all day, even as a child, or to be called a longa tonta-stupid Indian-by members of the ruling class of mestizos, or Spanish descendants. When seven-year-old Virginia is taken from her village to be a servant to a mestizo couple, she has no idea what the future holds.
In this poignant novel based on a true story, acclaimed author Laura Resau has collaborated with Maria Virginia Farinango to recount one girl's unforgettable journey to self-discovery. Virginia's story will speak to anyone who has ever struggled to find his or her place in the world. It will make you laugh and cry, and ultimately, it will fill you with hope.
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