Nancy Keane's Booktalks -- Quick and Simple
Gardner, Sally.

New York : Dial, 2005
IL 5-8, RL 6.5
ISBN  0803730993

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When the silver shoes arrived, Coriander knew they were meant for her.  Coriander is a young girl growing up in seventeenth century  England . Coriander is the privileged daughter of a wealthy merchant. When Coriander's father flees political enemies, she is left with an evil stepmother and mean preacher. Through the magic of the slippers, Coriander travels to the golden land. In the fairy world, Coriander discovers that her real mother was a fairy princess. Can Coriander find a powerful hidden object and restore the fairy world along with the real world from which she came? (New Hampshire Great Stone Face 2007)
SUBJECTS:     Magic -- Fiction.
                        Mothers and daughters -- Fiction.
                        Fairies -- Fiction.
                        London (England) -- Fiction.
                        Historical fiction.
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