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Plain Kate

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Published by Arthur A. Levine Books in New York, USA .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Human-animal relationships,
  • Magic,
  • Witchcraft,
  • Orphans,
  • Fiction,
  • Fantasy,
  • Cats,
  • Wood carving

  • Edition Notes

    Statement[by] Erin Bow
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B67167 Pl 2010
    The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Pagination314 p.
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24789867M
    ISBN 100545166640
    ISBN 109780545166645
    LC Control Number2009032652
    OCLC/WorldCa441944221


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Plain Kate by Erin Bow Download PDF EPUB FB2

Plain Kate is the type of book I wish I could have read when I was younger. As much as I loved Kate and her world now, I think it would have absolutely worked its way into me when I was a kid.

At the same time, though, there's so much to the story that I appreciate as an /5. Plain Kate then learns that the witch plans to use her shadow to seek revenge for his sister's death and bring the sister back to life.

Plain Kate is a story of strength, of love, and of loneliness that will leave the reader in tears by the final page. Plain Kate's mother dies when she is born, leaving her to be raised alone in her father's care. Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic.

As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" -- a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square/5(51).

Plain Kate is one of the best books that I've read in a long time. The fact the novel is a debut book by Plain Kate book new author and a YA to boot just qualifies it as the best of those as well. Erin Bow has a natural narrative voice and I fell in love with her character Plain Kate from the first page/5(92).

Plain Kate is one of the best books that I've read in a long time. The fact the novel is a debut book by a new author and a YA to boot just qualifies it as the best of those as well. Erin Bow has a natural narrative voice and I fell in love with her character Plain Kate from the first page/5().

Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver’s daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her “witch-blade” — a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square.

In a market town by a looping river there lived an orphan girl called Plain Kate Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic.

As the wood–carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden talismans are so fine that some even call her "witch–blade": a dangerous nickname in a country /5.

Plain Kate carved fast and learned slowly. She was bewildered most of the time, but Daj called her mira again, and when she asked Drina what it meant, the girl replied, "It means she likes you. It means your family." Family. It could have kept her walking for a hundred miles. And Author: Erin Bow.

Taggle plays an important part in Plain Kate book Kate, as he is Kate’s only friend who is with her throughout her entire journey. It can be observed in the novel that, despite the fact that cats are known to be selfish or vain animals, Taggle selflessly leaps onto Kate’s knife at.

Title: Plain Kate Author: Erin Bow Publisher: Arthur A. Levine Books Publication Date: September Hardcover: pages Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic.

As the wood-carver’s daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden talismans are so fine that some even call her “witch. Kate (who insists on being called Plain Kate) is a big of a ragamuffin who is a very talented carver. Little bits of Russian lore are woven into the story and provide the setting and history to Plain Kate book this a book rich with information for the young Plain Kate book.

Plain Kate (Book): Bow, Erin: Plain Kate's odd appearance and expertise as a woodcarver cause some to think her a witch, but friendship with a talking cat and, later, with humans help her to survive and even thrive in a world of magic, charms, and fear.

PLAIN KATE was marketed as a children/YA Plain Kate book, and judging by the cover, I thought it would be a fun and light coming-of-age type book. Well, it was very good and it's a coming-of-age book of sorts, but it's quite dark and not exactly "fun". I'm not sure I'd market it for kids.

Plain Kate lives and works with her father, a woodcarver/5(59). It's also rather frustrating how slow our heroine, Plain Kate, is on the uptake. It takes her ages to figure out some very obvious stuff, and even when she finds a simple and easy way to take out the villain, she doesn't.

Which is both annoying for the reader and also rather foolish in 4/5(66). Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" -- a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square.

“Plain Kate is a gifted carver in a world where talent is perceived as witchcraft. When her father and many townspeople die of a flu, Plain Kate is forced to live on her own. To escape being burned as a witch, she trades her shadow for travel gear and her hearts desire.

I was hooked till the end by this original, thought-provoking story!”. Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" -- a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square/5(38).

Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver’s daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" – a dangerous nick- name in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square.

Plain Kate is a carver, the daughter of Piotr, who calls Plain Kate, Katerina Star of My Heart. Things are going just swimmingly for the pair, minus the ignorant villagers who think Plain Kate’s carving skills makes her a witch. Well, we all know this cannot last, so Plain Kate’s father up and dies.

Rudeness abounds, and Plain Kate is 5/5. In Erin Bow’s first novel, Plain Kate, an enthralling fantasy set in a time and place much like medieval Europe, it’s the skara rok, or hungry time, and the folk of Samilae are eager to blame anyone a little odd for the town’s diminishing supplies and growing “one eye the color of river mud and one eye the color of the river” and a gift for carving popular talismans.

Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" -- a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square.4/5(36).

When Plain Kate, an orphaned woodcarver, trades her shadow to Linay, a wandering stranger, for her heart’s desire, she gets more than expected: The deal draws her (and her now-talking cat) into Linay’s scheme to destroy those who burned his sister as a witch and throws her in with the Roamers (gypsies), who are more tied to Linay than Plain Author: Erin Bow.

Plain Kate by Erin Bow. Kate’s decision to sell her shadow after her father dies is a dangerous one, read more. Kate’s decision to sell her shadow after her father dies is a dangerous one, leaving her no choice but to flee her village.

As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden talismans are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade," a dangerous nickname in a country where witches are hunted and burned in the square.

Kate and. Plain Kate is a highly-acclaimed Fantasy novel by Erin Bow, inspired by Russian folklore. The story begins in the town of Samilae, where Plain Kate lives with her father, Piotr, a master woodcarver.

Plain Kate learns to carve from an early age, and her skill with. Plain Kate by Erin Bow is a great book for readers 12+ by Rommey (WorldCat user published ) Permalink PLAIN KATE by Erin Bow is true about the.

Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" - a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square.

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Plain Kate the book. Get Thinking - Plain Kate Stimulus Image from Plain Kate book trailer, Youtube "No one's friend and no one's daughter" Katerina Svetlana, known to many as "Plain Kate" for her plain looks, was once the daughter of a master woodcarver before he was taken by a mysterious river sickness known as "Witch's Fever".

As her mother. Book Reviews ★ Plain Kate. by Erin Bow. Katerina Svetlana, the daughter of a woodcarver, has a rare gift: she can whittle wood with such perfection that her creations often reveal uncomfortable secrets about people, causing them to fear her.

Kate is anything but “plain.” Fierce, brave, honest, and determined, she meets every challenge. PLAIN KATE was marketed as a children/YA book, and judging by the cover, I thought it would be a fun and light coming-of-age type book. Well, it was very good and it's a coming-of-age book of sorts, but it's quite dark and not exactly "fun".

I'm not sure I'd market it for kids. Plain Kate lives and works with her father, a woodcarver/5(54). Plain Kate Erin Bow, Scholastic/Levine, $ (p) ISBN Buy this book After her father's death, the orphaned heroine of Bow's YA debut novel supports herself by carving.

Plain Kate. Plain Kate is an orphan girl who is accused of being a witch because of her great ability with a carving knife. After the death of her father, Plain Kate finds herself alone and forced to care for herself, often starving because of her inability to make money from her craft because she is not part of the guild.

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Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic. As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her "witch-blade" -- a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square/5(3).

Plain Kate won the TD Canadian Children's More about this book. From the book. Her father sat her down and spoke to her with great seriousness. Plain Kate. She was a plain as a stick.

Plain Kate is a magical book about a magical girl in a magical land. Aimed at young adults, it is at once a quest novel, a coming-of-age story, and a fairy tale in the classic tradition. Aimed at young adults, it is at once a quest novel, a coming-of-age story, and a fairy tale in the classic tradition.

Buy a cheap copy of Plain Kate book by Erin Bow. A knife-sharp debut novel that leaves its Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep Free shipping over $/5(1). Plain Kate lives in a world of superstitions and curses, where a song can heal a wound and a shadow can work deep magic.

As the wood-carver's daughter, Kate held a carving knife before a spoon, and her wooden charms are so fine that some even call her witch-blade - a dangerous nickname in a town where witches are hunted and burned in the square.3/5.

Plain Kate's odd appearance and expertise as a woodcarver cause some to think she is a witch, but friendship with a talking cat and, later, with humans help her to survive and even thrive in a world of magic, charms, and fear. Plain Kate, by Erin Bow (Scholastic,young adult, pages in arc form) Plain Kate got her nickname when she was just a baby, and as she grew older, nothing happened to her that would contradict it.

Despite being plain in the eyes of the world, she knows that she is precious to her father, and so, despite having lost her mother to childbirth, Kate is happy enough, learning how to carve. Eventually Kate gives in and he takes her shadow – and in exchange her heart’s wish comes true, her cat Taggle can talk.

Yup a talking cat which is the best thing in this book! Plain Kate soon finds herself amongst a group of Roamers who takes her in.When Chief of Police Kate Burkholder arrives on the scene, she learns that the woman’s seven-year-old granddaughter is gone, abducted in plain sight.

Kate knows time is against her - the longer the girl is missing, the less likely her safe return becomes. The girl’s .