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More Than a Princess

By Carrie Kingsley, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Fast-paced adventure of princess who breaks the mold.

Book E.D. Baker Adventure 2018
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Engaging, mysterious, and packed with adventure, this is no ordinary fairy tale. In More Than a Princess, Aislin uses her magical powers carefully, and knows that they're just one aspect of who she is. She always acts with good intentions and doesn't hesitate to help when her powers can save the life of a person who's been mean to her. She treats friends and adversaries with respect, but this princess is no wallflower. She unrelentingly fights for what she knows is right, unafraid of the consequences. There's a good amount about body image throughout the book -- Aislin's pedrasi heritage makes her shorter and rounder than other royals -- and Aislin always turns people's focus to what's inside, on the qualities that really matter.

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