"Palace of Mirrors sits nicely alongside Gail Carson Levine's Ella Enchanted and Shannon Hale's Princess Academy." —School Library Journal
"Aficionados of Gail Carson Levine and Shannon Hale will find much to like in this welcome addition to the ever-growing canon of smart-princess stories." —Booklist
"A standout in the retold fairy tale genre.... It is a sure hit for those who want to cultivate their rough-and-tumble inner princess." —Voice of Youth Advocates
"Plenty of fun here from a superior author." —Kirkus
Palace of Mirrors
Margaret Peterson Haddix
Simon & Schuster / 2008
Cecelia lives like a peasant girl, but she knows she is truly a princess, hidden away as an infant for safety and replaced by a decoy commoner. When danger finds her in her small village, Cecelia decides it is time to act, setting out to claim her rightful place on the throne. But when she and her best friend Harper venture to the capital city and into the famed Palace of Mirrors, they discover that all is not as it seems, and that they have placed themselves in more danger than they could have imagined...