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Author: Alice Hoffman
Estrella is a Marrano: During the time of the Spanish Inquisition, she is one of a community of Spanish Jews living double lives as Catholics. And she is living in a house of secrets, raised by a family who practices underground the ancient and mysterious way of wisdom known as kabbalah. When Estrella discovers her family's true identity--an...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780316154284
ISBN-10: 0316154288
Publication Date: 10/1/2007
Pages: 192
Edition: Reprint
Reading Level: Young Adult
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 21 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown Young Readers
Book Type: Paperback
Other Versions: Hardcover, Audio Cassette, Audio CD
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Alice Hoffman's words are like poetry in this book. Hoffman books have always been a favorite. She has a gift for blending magic, history, love of nature, and a style of fiction that belongs only to her.
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Alice Hoffman is one of my favorite writers, and this book is suitable for both adults and teens. Sad but beautifully written, and strangely hopeful. Persecution of Jews in Spain in the 1500s.
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