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Rough-face Girl (School And Library) (Rafe Martin)
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From Algonquin Indian folklore comes one of the most haunting, powerful versions of the Cinderella tale ever told.In a village by the shores of Lake Ontario lived an invisible being. All the young women wanted to marry him because he was rich, powerful, and supposedly very handsome. But to marry the invisible being the women had to prove to his sister that they hadseen him. And none had been able to get past the sister's stern, all-knowing gaze.Then came the Rough-Face girl, scarred from working by the fire. Could she succeed where her beautiful, cruel sisters had failed?
Every woman in the tribe wishes to marry the being who lives by the lake, but it is only the Rough-Face Girl--her face scarred from tending fires--who has the knowledge to win him