Seeing Cinderella

Seeing Cinderella

Book - 2012
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Calliope "Callie" Meadow Anderson wishes her life was more like a fairy tale; instead her best friend is acting weird, her parents' marriage is rocky, and she needs very large glasses, but things start getting better when she discovers her glasses are magic.
Publisher: New York : Aladdin, 2012.
Edition: 1st Aladdin hardcover ed.
ISBN: 9781442445505
Characteristics: 225 p. ; 22 cm.


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May 27, 2013

This book was funny, and only a little bit predictable. Good moral in the end.

BPLNextBestKids Nov 22, 2012

Callie is entering Grade 7 and needs glasses. She already thinks she is different since her hair is frizzy, she has lots of freckles and she loves to write in her journal - glasses will only make her more different. The glasses she gets on loan until hers come in are particularly ugly but when school starts and she wears the glasses she finds she can read people`s thoughts. This might seem to be a good thing but it isn’t because she finds out what people really think of her. When the drama teacher announces that they will be performing Cinderella, Callie does not want to act but she is cast as an understudy anyway. Thanks to the glasses, Callie finds that you can’t judge people by what you see on the surface. Reviewed by BPL volunteer EE.

May 25, 2012

it was a twist between magic and reality that captures you in the story


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Dec 09, 2014

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blue_penguin_600 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 14


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