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Strands of Bronze and Gold

Jane Nickerson

Library Binding

List Price: 19.99*
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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/11/2013)
Paperback (3/11/2014)
Hardcover (3/12/2013)
Compact Disc (3/12/2013)

Spring '13 Kids List

“Red-haired Sophie receives every teen girl's dream -- an invitation to go live with her rich, eccentric godfather on a romantic Mississippi estate, where he showers her with dresses, jewelry, and even a white pony. But Monsieur Bernard turns out to be a man with a past. A widower many times over, all his dead wives have one similarity with Sophie -- red hair. Nickerson's retelling of the Bluebeard cautionary tale will delight teens -- and keep them on the edge of their seats as they follow Sophie's adventures on Wyndriven Abbey and the remarkable group of servants and slaves who teach her valuable lessons about love and courage.”
— Dominica Plummer, Norwich Bookstore, Norwich, VT
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Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers, 9780375971181, 339pp.

Publication Date: March 12, 2013



About the Author

For many years, JANE NICKERSON and her family lived in a big old house in Aberdeen, Mississippi, where she worked as the children's librarian at the local public library. She has always loved the South, "the olden days," gothic tales, houses, kids, writing, and interesting villains. She and her husband now make their home in Ontario, Canada.