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Shining

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In a small mountain village, a young girl named Shining is born. As she grows, Shining runs, plays, and smiles like other children, but she does so silently. The villagers fear and shun her, but Shining remains silent and waits for the right moment, and for the right sound, to come--a sound so true, it will win the hearts of her people . . . and win Shining her rightful place as their leader.
Newbery Honor author Julius Lester has created a powerful tale about the importance of remaining true to one's self and finding one's voice. John Clapp's luminous paintings add a breathtaking dimension to Shining, a character as distinct and enchanting as the world she inhabits.
Notes by the author and the illustrator supplement the text.

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Hardcover edition 2003
978-0-15-200773-7
0-15-200773-3

About the Author:

JULIUS LESTER has written more than twenty books for young readers, including Pharaoh's Daughter: A Novel of Ancient Egypt, which was a Publishers Weekly Best Book. He writes and teaches in western Massachusetts.

JOHN CLAPP is the illustrator of On Christmas Eve by Liz Rosenberg, which received a starred review from Kirkus Reviews, and The Prince of Butterflies by Bruce Coville. He lives in California.

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