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In 1918, having run away from the Washington State lumber camp she calls home, a fourteen-year-old half-Chinese albino named Cordy makes her way to Seattle and finds work in a carnival.
Hardcover, 256 pages
Published February 8th 2000 by Delacorte Books for Young Readers
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Sammi
Mar 24, 2015 rated it really liked it
Read it in middle school and loved it. It is a powerful book. Such an amazing and unique story.
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Synopsis- A girl named Cordelia who has lilac eyes, snow white hair, and is albino with no color at all, meets a boy named Squirl. When he is fired from the logging camp she lives at, she runs away to join him in Seattle. There she joins a carnival of freaks and learns a shocking secret.

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Audience:13-15, aimed towards females
Purpose:Moral messages, some entertainment
Medium:Graphic Novel
Genre-Setting:Realism
Genre-Style:Tragedy
Genre-Plot:Action

Criticism:
This is a book of action and ro
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Hannah
Sep 18, 2008 rated it liked it
Shelves: teen, multi-cultural
Wonderful story of an albino who travels with a carnival and encounters some interesting people and places along the way
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Mar 25, 2013 rated it liked it
Great for middle schoolers. Deals with themes of differences, self-respect, and navigating the waters of those who truly care about you vs. those who will use you.
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#childhood
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the likes of me 1 2 May 03, 2015 02:31PM  
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JUST WHO IS THIS RANDALL PLATT?
(hint: Not a guy!)

Randall Platt writes fiction for adults and young adults and those who don't own up to being either. Platt, a lifelong resident of the Upper Left Hand Corner, has been a full-time writer for twenty-five years which is certainly long enough to know better. But since Platt finds no shortage of fascinating characters and stories springing from the beau
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