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Princess Ben: Being a Wholly Truthful Account of Her Various Discoveries and Misadventures, Recounted to the Best of Her Recollection, in Four Parts by Catherine Gilbert Murdock

Summary: A girl is transformed, through instruction in life at court, determination, and magic, from sullen, pudgy, graceless Ben into Crown Princess Benevolence, a fit ruler of the kindgom of Montagne as it faces war with neighboring Drachensbett. 344 p., Houghton Mifflin.

Find it at WCPL


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  1. This was a fun read but I don’t think it’ll win the Newbery. However that doesn’t make it bad! I enjoyed this book but, again I don’t think it will win. There was a lot of character development and there was a unique plot line. Anyone who likes fairy tales/ fantasy would enjoy this.

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