Snow in Summer: fairest of them all

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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 twentieth century in Appalachia will be hard to forget.
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subject_facet Fairy tales, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, Stepmothers -- Juvenile fiction, West Virginia -- History -- 20th century -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Snow in Summer : fairest of them all
title_full Snow in Summer : fairest of them all / Jane Yolen, Snow in Summer Fairest of Them All
title_short Snow in Summer :
title_sub fairest of them all
topic_facet Fairy tales, Folklore, History, Magic, Stepmothers, Young Adult Fiction