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"When Coddie unintentionally delivers a fairy from a spell that held her prisoner, she does not realize how poisoned the wish is she gets in return. From repulsive and stinking of fish she becomes perceived as magnetically beautiful, which does not help her in her village. A young local lord saves her but soon it becomes apparent her destiny may be far greater"--
3) Hot comb
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"Hot Comb offers a poignant glimpse into Black women's lives and coming of age stories as seen across a crowded, ammonia-scented hair salon while ladies gossip and bond over the burn. The titular story "Hot Comb" is about a young girl's first perm--a doomed ploy to look cool and to stop seeming "too white" in the all-black neighborhood her family has just moved to. In "Virgin Hair" taunts of "tender-headed" sting as much as the perm itself. It's a...
Raina is about to start sixth grade and all she wants to be is a normal girl. One night, however, after a scouts' meeting, she trips, falls, and seriously injures her two front teeth. She must then endure a whole series of dental operations and apparatuses, even a retainer with fake teeth! On top of that, she also has to deal with an earthquake, boy trouble, and friends who turn out to be not what they seem. Raina va a sexto y su único deseo es ser...
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