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Anything but Ordinary Addie


A top selected or recommended title by the Kansas State Reading Circle Commission.
Author: Mara  ROCKLIFF
Publisher: Candlewick
Subject/Category: Gr. 3-5
Year Reviewed:: 2017
ISBN: 9780763668419
Review: From the time she was small, Addie insisted on shunning the ordinary to perform on stage where she truly came alive. She met and married magician Hermann the Great, becoming part of his act and together they took the world of magic by storm. When Hermann died suddenly, Adelaide again defied expectations to carry on the act herself and take it to new heights. A fabulous tale of a woman determined to write her own narrative is brilliantly enhanced with eye-popping illustrations that draw the reader in like few others.

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