Greenwillow Books, New York, 1998
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|Getting to know all the parts of Marianthe's life was like "peeling an orange" to reveal the different segments.||
Book One describes Mari's PRESENT life, while Book Two describes
Mari's PAST life.
This helps to create the air of mystery about the new girl in the class. When we read Book One, we do not know any more about Mari than her classmates do.
|Where would you like to begin peeling back the layers of Aliki's Life Story? You may go in any order you want.|
|Aliki sprinkled picture clues about her interests throughout the book.||
These interests form the basis of other books by Aliki.
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