book cover of Portraits of Flowers and Shadows / Dancing Through Fire

Portraits of Flowers and Shadows / Dancing Through Fire

(2000)
(A book in the Portraits series)
An omnibus of novels by

 
 
Portraits of Flowers and Shadows: Like the captivating bestseller, GIRL WITH A PEARL EARRING, this exciting new series explores the stories behind the girls featured in some of the world's most dazzling paintings. The year is 1879. Beautiful and headstrong orphan Aurelia Sandborn has no family to call her own. Fleeing from her sinister guardian, Aurelia finds herself in a Massachusetts village, where the townsfolk seem all too curious about her mysterious background. When Aurelia meets a charming boy named Wayland, she would like nto open her heart to him, but feels she cannot. Surprisingly she finds herself confiding the artist Winslow Homer, who is painting her portrait. And Homer himself may hold the key to the very truth about Aurelia's past...and future. Dancing Through Fire: From the promising new Portraits series, this historical novel takes place in the 1870s in Paris, where Sylvie is a "little rat," or young pupil of the Paris Opera Ballet. She strives to dance well and to

Genre: Children's Fiction

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January 2000 : USA Hardback
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Title: Portraits of Flowers and Shadows/Dancing Through Fire
Author(s): Kathryn Lasky, Anna Kirwan
ISBN: 0-439-83697-2 / 978-0-439-83697-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Scholastic
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