Winter of fire / Sherryl Jordan.

By: Jordan, Sherryl, 1949- [author,, illustrator.]Material type: TextTextPublisher: Auckland, New Zealand : Scholastic New Zealand Limited, 2019Copyright date: ©1992Edition: 25th anniversary editionDescription: 312 pages ; 20 cmISBN: 9781775435983; 1775435989Subject(s): Mines and mineral resources -- Teen fiction | Government, Resistance to -- Teen fiction | Social classes -- Teen fictionGenre/Form: Fantasy fiction. | Young adult fiction, New Zealand. DDC classification: NZ823.2 Summary: "Born into a dark world trapped forever in icy winter, Elsha is a child of the Quelled, a branded people doomed to mine firestones to warm the ruling class, the Chosen. But Elsha has visions and an uncommon strength of spirit. Condemned to death on her 16th birthday for defiance, Elsha is saved when she is called to be Handmaiden to the Firelord - the most powerful being in her world, the only one with the gift of divining firestones. Viewed with distrust by the Chosen who now surround her, she has a bitter fight ahead to strive for a better world for her people"--Publisher information.
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Novel for young adults.

"Born into a dark world trapped forever in icy winter, Elsha is a child of the Quelled, a branded people doomed to mine firestones to warm the ruling class, the Chosen. But Elsha has visions and an uncommon strength of spirit. Condemned to death on her 16th birthday for defiance, Elsha is saved when she is called to be Handmaiden to the Firelord - the most powerful being in her world, the only one with the gift of divining firestones. Viewed with distrust by the Chosen who now surround her, she has a bitter fight ahead to strive for a better world for her people"--Publisher information.

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