Prairie Lotus (Hardcover)

Prairie Lotus By Linda Sue Park Cover Image
$16.99
Not in stock but may be ordered. Subject to Publisher Availability.

Description


Prairie Lotus is a powerful, touching, multilayered novel about a girl determined to fit in and realize her dreams: getting an education, becoming a dressmaker in her father’s shop, and making at least one friend.

Acclaimed, award-winning author Linda Sue Park has placed a young half-Asian girl, Hanna, in a small town in America’s heartland, in 1880. Hanna’s adjustment to her new surroundings, which primarily means negotiating the townspeople’s almost unanimous prejudice against Asians, is at the heart of the story.

Narrated by Hanna, the novel has poignant moments yet sparkles with humor, introducing a captivating heroine whose wry, observant voice will resonate with readers. Includes an afterword from the author.

This moving historical novel is from Newbery Medalist Linda Sue Park, whose beloved middle grade books include A Single Shard and A Long Walk to Water.

About the Author


Linda Sue Park, Newbery Medal winner for A Single Shard and #1 New York Times bestseller for A Long Walk to Water, is the renowned author of picture books and novels for young readers. She lives in Western New York. Learn more at lindasuepark.com.

Praise For…


"Captivating." — New York Times Book Review

"In this accessible exploration of a biracial teen’s prairie year, Park invites fellow Wilder fans to consider the struggle for respect and independence roiling beneath the iconic sunbonnet."  — Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

"Narrated by a smart, clear-sighted and tremendously likable protagonist, Prairie Lotus is a richly layered work of historical fiction set in a landscape that will be familiar to Little House on the Prairie readers….As one can expect from Park,?Prairie Lotus's gorgeous, fluid storytelling carries the reader along swiftly to a satisfying conclusion.” — Shelf Awareness



Product Details
ISBN: 9781328781505
ISBN-10: 132878150X
Publisher: Clarion Books
Publication Date: March 3rd, 2020
Pages: 272
Language: English