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The Ugly One

The Ugly One

(2013)
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I had always been ugly, as far back as I could remember.

Micay has a deep scar that runs like a river from her right eye to her lip. The boys in her Incan village bully her because of it, and most of the adults ignore her. So she keeps to herself and tries to hide the scar with her long hair, drawing comfort from her family and her faith in the Sun God, Inti. Then a stranger traveling from his jungle homeland to the Sacred Sun City at Machu Picchu gives her a baby macaw, and the path of her life changes. Perhaps she isn't destined to be the Ugly One forever. Vivid storytelling and rich details capture the life and landscape of the Incan Empire as seen through the eyes of a young girl who is an outsider among her own people.

 
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Hardback Editions

June 2013 : USA Hardback
Title: The Ugly One
Author(s): Leanne Statland Ellis
ISBN: 0-547-64023-4 / 978-0-547-64023-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Clarion Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2015 : USA Paperback
Title: The Ugly One
Author(s): Leanne Statland Ellis
ISBN: 0-544-43917-1 / 978-0-544-43917-7 (USA edition)
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
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Kindle Editions

June 2013 : Canada, UK Kindle edition
Title: The Ugly One
Author(s): Leanne Statland Ellis
Publisher: Clarion Books
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