Posted in 2013-2014 Club, Not Mock Newbery

The Ugly One, by Leanne Ellis

Ugly OneSummary:  At the height of the Incan empire, a girl called the Ugly One because of a disfiguring scar on her face, seeks to have the scar removed and instead finds a life path as a shaman.

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One thought on “The Ugly One, by Leanne Ellis

  1. Wow! What a great book! Characters, setting, and plot, they all make the story flow so well together. Setting is the strongest quality; the setting is what shapes this whole story. Characters: Micay learns to ignore the ugly comments directed at her because of her scar. Plot: Micay realizes that she has to take a journey to the rock, and that her scar makes her sacred, fulfilling a prophecy. I think it could win.

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