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The girl who circumnavigated Fairyland in a ship of her own making. Book#1 / by Catherynne M. Valente ; with illustrations by Ana Juan.

Valente, Catherynne M., 1979- (author.). Juan, Ana, (illustrator.).

Available copies

  • 7 of 7 copies available at SC LENDS.

Current holds

0 current holds with 7 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Anderson - Anderson Main Library J Valente Catherynne v.1 (Text) 22960000775402 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Beaufort - Hilton Head Branch T FIC VAL (Text) 0530005497357 Young Adult Fiction Collection Available -
Calhoun - Main Library J F VAL (Text) 30102100646023 Juvenile Series Available -
Florence - Johnsonville Branch J Valente (Text) 33172005634298 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Florence - Main Library Valente (Text) 33172005700180 Juvenile Paperback Available -
Kershaw - Camden Library J Valente (Text) 33255002923226 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Lancaster - Lancaster Branch J FIC VALENTE (Text) 30553102780360 Juvenile Fiction Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780312649616
  • ISBN: 0312649614
  • Physical Description: 247 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Feiwel and Friends, an imprint of Macmillan, [2011]

Content descriptions

General Note:
Sequels are [Bk.2] The Girl who fell beneath Fairyland and led the revels there, and [Bk.3] The Girl who soared over Fairyland and cut the moon in two.
Includes a list of characters titled "Dramatis Personae" between the t.p. and the start of the story, on p.1.
Summary, etc.:
Twelve-year-old September's ordinary life in Omaha turns to adventure when a Green Wind takes her to Fairyland to retrieve a talisman the new and fickle Marquess wants from the enchanted woods. -- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 10-14
Grades 5-9
870L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Lexile reading measure Middle grades. 870L
Accelerated Reader MG 5.8 11 144583
Subject: Preteens > Juvenile fiction.
Fairyland (Imaginary place) > Juvenile fiction.
Good and evil > Juvenile fiction.
Fantasy fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Fairyland (Imaginary place) > Fiction.
Good and evil > Fiction.
Fantasy.
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CATHERYNNE M. VALENTE is the author of over a dozen books of fiction and poetry, and is best-known for her urban speculative fiction, including Palimpsest (winner of the 2010 Lambda Award), and The Orphan's Tales: In the Night Garden. This, her first novel for young readers, was posted online in 2009 and won the Andre Norton Award—the first book to ever win before traditional publication. Cat Valente lives on an island off the coast of Maine with her partner, two dogs, and an enormous cat.

ANA JUAN is a world-renowned illustrator known in this country for her wonderful covers for the New Yorker magazine, as well as the children's books The Night Eater, and Frida, written by Jonah Winter. She lives in Spain.


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