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  • Published: New York : Dutton Children's Books, c1997.
  • Year Published: 1997
  • Edition: 1st ed.
  • Description: 1 v. (unpaged) : col. ill. ; 30 cm.
  • Language: English
  • Format: Book

Reading Level

  • Lexile: 700

ISBN/Standard Number

  • 0525456074 :



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by Zelinsky, Paul O.

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Where To Find It

Call number: J 398.1 Ra, R Caldecott Medal 1998

Available Copies: Downtown Youth Ref., Pittsfield Youth

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Youth level.

A retelling of a folktale in which a beautiful girl with long golden hair is kept imprisoned in a lonely tower by a sorceress. Includes a note on the origins of the story.

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A beautiful, enchanting version of Rapunzel. It is like reading a painting. We also enjoyed the little bit of history included at the end.

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