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The Forbidden Orchid

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The Forbidden Orchid by Sharon Biggs Waller
Mar 08, 2016 | ISBN 9780698187979

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* “Elodie and Ching Lan are feminists of their era, refusing to bend to the rules and limits placed before them.”—Publishers Weekly, starred review

“A historical romance with a strong female protagonist, sure to find fans.”—School Library Journal, starred review

“The characters are strong and full of life, and the plot combines the perfect amount of both adventure and romance. . . . This book is a must-have.”—VOYA

“Similar in tone to Libba Bray’s A Great and Terrible Beauty (2003), this is a perfect read for timid teens who dream of adventure.”—Booklist

“Well-researched and filled with adventure, romance, and lots of tension—this work of historical fiction has all the elements of an intriguing read.”—Kirkus Reviews

A Junior Library Guild Selection 

Nominated for the American Library Association’s Best Fiction for Young Adults List

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