The Rough-Face Girl
The Rough-Face Girl Paperback – Picture Book, April 13, 1998
by Rafe Martin (Author), David Shannon (Illustrator)
From Algonquin Indian folklore comes a powerful, haunting rendition of Cinderella.
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 had seen 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?
Publisher: Puffin Books; Reissue edition (April 13, 1998)
Paperback: 32 pages
Reading Age: 6 - 9 years, from customers
Lexile Measure: AD540L
Grade Level: 3 and up
Item Weight: 4.4 ounces
Dimensions: 8 x 0.14 x 10.25 inches