Belladonna
  • Published:
    Jun-2011 (Hardcover)
    Jun-2010 (Paperback)
  • Formats:
    Print / eBook / Audio
  • Main Genre:
    Historical
  • Time Period:
    18th Century
  • Pages:
    384
  • Age Level:
    12-15
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When Thomas Rose first spots the girl concealed in a ditch outside his rural village, she looks as drab as a lark, blending with the English countryside. Only her bright-red kerchief gives her away. Yet French Hélène, who goes by "Ling" ?- ?for the year is 1757, and England and France are at war? -- ? is no ordinary bird. She is tiny and agile, with huge dark eyes and hair as black as plums. Ling enchants Thomas with tales of the circus, where she danced atop Belladonna, a pure-white horse with a tail the color of barley. But the leader of the troupe has sold Belladonna, and as Ling and Thomas set out to find her and fetch her back ? -- ? with help from a mysterious painter and anatomist? -- ? Thomas knows that his simple life, that of a clever but unschooled wheelwright's son, is about to change forever.

Acclaimed author Mary Finn has crafted a lyrical coming-of-age story about a boy, a girl, and a horse? -- ? and about how a chance encounter c
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    • First Edition
    • Jun-2011
    • Candlewick
    • Hardcover
    • ISBN: 0763651060
    • ISBN13: 9780763651060
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    • Jun-2011
    • Candlewick
    • eBook
    • ISBN: 0763654639
    • ISBN13: 9780763654634
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    • Jun-2011
    • Brilliance Audio
    • Downloadable Audio
    • ISBN: 161106550X
    • ISBN13: 9781611065503
    •  
    • Jun-2011
    • Brilliance Audio
    • Downloadable Audio
    • ISBN: 1611065496
    • ISBN13: 9781611065497
    •  
    • Jun-2011
    • Brilliance Audio
    • MP3 CD
    • ISBN: 161106547X
    • ISBN13: 9781611065473
    •  
    • Jun-2011
    • Brilliance Audio
    • MP3 CD
    • ISBN: 1611065461
    • ISBN13: 9781611065466
    •  
    • Jun-2011
    • Brilliance Audio
    • Audio CD
    • ISBN: 1611065445
    • ISBN13: 9781611065442
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    • Jun-2011
    • Brilliance Audio
    • Audio CD
    • ISBN: 1611065453
    • ISBN13: 9781611065459



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