A FACE LIKE GLASS by Frances Hardinge tells the story of an underground people where facial expressions are learned.
When Neverfell arrives in Caverna, her face stuns the people around her because they aren’t accustomed to natural facial expressions. She must wear a mask and figure out how to survive in this strange world where society is connected to social status and every expression has meaning.
Librarians will find fans of Hardinge happy with this imaginative new middle grade fantasy. Share this novel with middle grade students ready for a book with strong characters, witty exaggeration, and creative world building.
Published on May 9, 2017 by Harry N. Abrams. ARC courtesy of the publisher.