What is the book breadcrumbs about?

Breadcrumbs is a beautiful fable that follows young Hazel on an impossible journey not only to save her best friend, but to discover her own sense of worth. So many times on her journey, Hazel questions herself – because, as a perpetual outsider, Jack is the only person that has ever made Hazel fit (or so she thinks).

How many pages are in breadcrumbs?

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780062015068
Pages: 312
Sales rank: 174,089
Product dimensions: 5.10(w) x 7.50(h) x 0.80(d)
Lexile: 720L (what’s this?)

Is breadcrumbs a good book?

The winner of numerous awards and recipient of four starred reviews, Anne Ursu’s Breadcrumbs is a stunning and heartbreaking story of growing up, wrapped in a modern-day fairy tale. Once upon a time, Hazel and Jack were best friends.

Who is the author of the book breadcrumbs?

Inspired by Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Snow Queen,” Breadcrumbs is a stunningly original fairy tale of modern-day America, a dazzling ode to the power of fantasy, and a heartbreaking meditation on how growing up is as much a choice as it is something that happens to us.

What happens to Jack in the book breadcrumbs?

Jack’s heart had been frozen, and he was taken into the woods by a woman dressed in white to live in a palace made of ice. Now, it’s up to Hazel to venture into the woods after him. Hazel finds, however, that these woods are nothing like what she’s read about, and the Jack that Hazel went in to save isn’t the same Jack that will emerge.

Who is the illustrator of breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu?

Erin McGuire is an illustrator of picture books and middle grade novels, including Breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu, the Nancy Drew Diaries series, and Sleeping Beauty by Cynthia Rylant. When not drawing, she enjoys reading, cooking, and camping. Erin lives in Dallas, Texas, with her husband and two cats.

Who is Hazel in breadcrumbs by Anne Ursu?

As an adult who still reads or rereads a lot of children’s books and an avid lover of fairy tales, I was very much looking forward to reading this novel. Hazel turns out to be a brave, imaginative heroine whose love of books and quiet wonder at the world made me overjoyed to find such a kindred spirit.