Bargain eBooks #567:

Eggs by Elizabeth Clarke
Type: Novella
Genre: Children’s. Middle Grade (ages 8 and up)
Price: $0.99
Where to Get It:
Amazon (Kindle)

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Two sisters. One summer. One secret.

Eleven-year-old Julianne Kobalsky and her nine-year-old sister Marylynne are sharing a summer like any other: looking for fairies in the garden, reading about the Russian Princess Anastasia, and holding impromptu tea parties. However, this year, nothing seems to be quite the same…
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Can the sisters face their family’s secret and find a way to accept it?
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Eggs is a novella written as a combination of prose vignettes, poems, invented (but factually accurate) encyclopedia articles, fairy tales, nursery rhymes, and more. This novella, approximately 50 pages in length, can be read and enjoyed on different levels by children ages 8 and up and by adults.
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What they’re saying about it:

“Now I remember how satisfying a short story can be. I will never look at a plastic Easter egg again without glancing around to see what else I might find”

“This story is beautifully written. I felt as if I knew the sisters, enjoyed the whimsy of childhood, saddened by the realty of life and how children view their world.”–Amazon Reviewer

 
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