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Shadow Spinner (1998)

by Susan Fletcher

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When Marjan, a thirteen-year-old crippled girl, joins the Sultan's harem in ancient Persia, she gathers for Shahrazad the stories which will save the queen's life.
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    The Storyteller's Daughter: A Retelling of "The Arabian Nights" by Cameron Dokey (Anonymous user, HollyMS)
    HollyMS: Both works are about Scheherazade.
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very good - Ruthie
  hcs_admin | Nov 21, 2022 |
Not as good as I remember. But still better than most of the stuff out there. ( )
  OutOfTheBestBooks | Sep 24, 2021 |
This is a middle grade fictional novel about some of what went on behind the scenes in the story of Shahrazad and the 1001 nights. It's a quick read, but has some interesting twists and good characters. And it follows it's own advice, weaving lessons into the story that it tells.
  GretchenLynn | Jan 7, 2020 |
plenty in Clan but none in CC
  Cheryl_in_CC_NV | Jun 5, 2016 |
Good story. Shahrazad is in it. Heroine is Shi’ite (uses stone for prayer) and lives with a Jewish couple for a while.
  fadeledu | Dec 11, 2013 |
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Susan Fletcherprimary authorall editionscalculated
Brauner, AnneÜbersetzersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Carlino, AngelaDesignersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kramer, DaveIllustratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Kramer, DaveCover artistsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Scott, SteveCover designersecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
Toren, SuzanneNarratorsecondary authorsome editionsconfirmed
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For Jean Karl, who has taught me so much about story
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My auntie Chava used to say to me, "What will become of you, Marjan?"
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