It's a freebie week! And I choose: Top Ten Fairy Tale Retellings. I've read a lot fairy tale retellings - most of them good. But I still have my "Top 10" that I will forever and always love.
I hid the boots behind a tree and stood there for a moment, watching luxurious carriages pull up to the castle gates and discharge girls like me, most of them obviously unaccustomed to finery. They were all in giggly bunches: "Coo! Get a load of me in a ball gown!" "Aye, Jane, you're a fine sight. You gonna think you're too good to slop the hogs now?" Just Ella by Margaret Peterson Haddix (pg. 72)