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Mihi Ever After

Mihi Ever After

Current price: $8.99
Publication Date: May 16th, 2023
Publisher:
Square Fish
ISBN:
9781250814333
Pages:
240
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Description

Newbery Medalist Tae Keller and illustrator Geraldine Rodríguez deliver a middle grade fantasy adventure in Mihi Ever After about three girls who fall into a fairy tale world. Should they stay forever, or find a way to escape?

Mihi Whan Park loves fairy tales. She wants to be a princess more than anything, but everyone tells her she’s not the princess type. Then Mihi gets her shot: When she and her new friends Savannah and Reese discover a portal to a fairy tale realm, they get a chance to learn how to be princesses! But the fairy tale world turns out not to be the wonderful place Mihi imagined. Soon, Savannah and Reese decide they’re ready to go home, and Mihi has to decide where her loyalties lie: With her friends and her future at home, or with her princess dreams?

About the Author

Tae Keller grew up in Honolulu, Hawaii, where she subsisted on kimchi, purple rice, and stories. Now, she writes about biracial girls trying to find their voices, and lives in Seattle with her husband and a multitude of books. She is the author of The Science of Breakable Things and When You Trap a Tiger, winner of the Newberry Medal.

Praise for Mihi Ever After

"Newbery-winning Keller includes some familiar characters from well-known stories while adding some new dimension with a contemporary spin. The girls are told they cannot make changes to the stories as written, but when they start seeing the dark side of things, they decide they'll do anything to get back home. Themes of friendship, honesty, and integrity really shine here, and the girls' journey to safety makes for an exciting page-turner." –Booklist

"Keller leans into the power of fairy tales, friendship, and self-acceptance via this quickly paced fantasy. Familiar elements combine with vivid storytelling and cartoon renderings by Rodríguez (Bella’s Recipe for Success) to underline themes of adventure and self-discovery." - Publishers Weekly