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Snow in Summer

Fairest of Them All
Narrated by: Julia Farhat
Length: 4 hrs and 54 mins
Categories: Children, Ages 8-10
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With her black hair, red lips, and lily-white skin, Summer is as beautiful as her father's garden. And her life in the mountains of West Virginia seems like a fairy tale; her parents sing and dance with her, Cousin Nancy dotes on her, and she is about to get a new baby brother. But when the baby dies soon after he's born, taking Summer's mama with him, Summer's fairy-tale life turns grim. Things get even worse when her father marries a woman who brings poisons and magical mirrors into Summer's world. Stepmama puts up a pretty face, but Summer suspects she's up to no good - and is afraid she's powerless to stop her.

This Snow White tale filled with magic and intrigue during the early 20th century in Appalachia will be hard to forget.

©2011 Jane Yolen (P)2014 Audible, Inc.

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