Book Review: Snow White by Matt Phelan

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Snow White by Matt Phelan is a retelling of the classic fairy tale set during the Great Depression. It starts out before the Great Depression with the loss of Samantha White’s mother to illness. Years later when her father marries the Queen of the Ziegfeld Follies, Samantha, called Snow by her parents, is sent away to school. Instead of a magic mirror, the queen is given advice by a ticker tape machine. Snow’s little heroes are orphans of the streets of New York. A wonderful retelling with a little historical fiction on the side to possibly inspire kids to learn more about the Great Depression and the Ziegfeld Follies.

Jenn – Hervey Memorial, Utica

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