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Just Ella

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"Princess, nobody can stop those rumors. People would rather believe in fairy godmothers...than think that you took charge of your own destiny."Like every commoner in the land, Ella dreams of going to the ball and marrying Prince Charming. But after she is chosen to marry the prince, life with the royal family is not the "happily ever after" that Ella imagined. Pitiless and cold, the royals try to mold her into their vision of a princess. Ella's life becomes a meaningless schedule of protocol, which she fears she will never grasp. And Prince Charming's beautiful face hides a vacant soul.Even as her life turns to misery, the stories persist that Ella's fairy godmother sent her to the ball: How else could the poor girl wear a beautiful gown, arrive in a coach, and dance in those glass slippers? But there is no fairy godmother to help Ella escape the deadening life of the castle. Can she do it on her own?Margaret Peterson Haddix's reconstruction of the Cinderella legend without the magic -- how a commoner could have married the prince -- is a story as richly fascinating as the classic tale.
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Grouped Work ID 09670b6f-0a9c-5da0-a0a8-e68ce3865b51
Full title just ella
Author haddix margaret peterson
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-24 23:05:25PM
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display_description Ella, having gotten to the ball on her own power and succeeded in attracting Prince Charming, soon learns that life with the royal family is less than the dream she had envisioned, and she makes plans to get out before she loses her chance for a real "happily ever after"
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series Palace chronicles
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subject_facet Downloadable audio books, Princesses -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction
title_display Just Ella
title_full Just Ella / Margaret Peterson Haddix, Just Ella [electronic resource] / Margaret Peterson Haddix
title_short Just Ella
topic_facet Princesses, Sex role