The School for Good and EvilBook - 2013
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The_AMAZING_cucumber thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 40
summerforever thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 14
brown_bear_1383 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 10 and 50
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H: "When I look in the mirror, I look like a villain."
S: "Probably means you're a villain."
H: "Dad told me villains can't love, no matter what. That it's unnatural and disgusting...So I definitely can't love...But if I could love, I'd love you." (294)
"You don't ever get over love...Even if they steal your room and your pajamas." (361)
"EXCUSE me? I'm just following YOUR rules. FLAUNT my assets, which are many, as you can see. Speak through ACTIONS---have I said a WORD to Tedros? No. Haven't. And lest forget, PARADE competing suitors. Do you know what it takes to survive lunch with Hort? To nuzzle that rodent every time I see Tedros looking? EUCALYPTUS, Agatha. I NUMB my nose with eucalyptus." (251)
"The EVIL attack. - The GOOD defend.
The EVIL punish. - The GOOD forgive.
The EVIL hurt. - The GOOD help.
The EVIL take. - The GOOD give.
The EVIL hate. - The GOOD forgive." (157)
"Because I can't live here," Sophie said, voice catching. "I can't live an ordinary life."
"Funny," said Agatha. "That's why I like you."
Sophie smiled. "Because you can't either?"
"Because you make me feel ordinary," Agatha said. "And that's the only thing I've ever wanted." (16)
S: "No one says you're evil, Agatha...You're just different."
A: "...Different how?"
S: "Well, for starters, you only wear black."
A: "Because it doesn't get dirty."
S: "You don't ever leave your house."
A: "People don't look at me there."
S: "For the Create-A-Tale Competition, your story ended with Snow White eaten by vultures and Cinderella drowning herself in a tub."
A: "I thought it was a better ending."
S: "You gave me a dead frog for my birthday."
A: "To remind you we all end up rotting underground eaten by maggots so we should enjoy our birthdays while we have them. I found it thoughtful."
S: "Agatha, you dressed as a bride for Halloween."
A: "Weddings are scary." (16)
"No one understands me here...But you do. You see who I am. That's why I kept coming back. You're not my good deed anymore, Agatha...You're my friend." (15)
SummaryAdd a Summary
Sophie was always the great princess. Agatha not so much her mother was a witch and thinking it is there story they get swept in. Agatha gets dropped off into magical fairy world while Sophie gets dropped off at a dark smelly witch place! can the two make things better before things go horribly wrong?
this is what Sophie has dreamed for her entire life to be a princess, and Agnes a witch, but does it seem their dreams are reversed?
Sophie has always wanted to be a fairy tale princess. While her best friend, Agatha just wants to try and live a normal life in her small house near the graveyard. Sophie's wish instantly comes true when she and Agatha are both taken to the School for Good and Evil. But their futures are reversed, Sophie is in the school for evil and Agatha who is suppose to be a witch, is in good.
In the forest primeval A school for good and evil Two towers like twin heads One for the pure One for the wicked Try to escape you'll always fail The only way out is through a fairy tale. In the village of Gavaldon, Sophie with her long golden hair, perfect complexion, and good deeds seems the perfect fit for the school for good. Her friend agatha with shapeless black dresses and dislike for everyone seems the perfect fit for the school for evil. That night both girls are taken to the school. But the bird drops agatha in the school for enlightenment and enchantment and Sophie in the school for evil edification and propagation of sin. Is this a huge mistake? Or where they truly belong.
Sophie is a princess. She has long golden locks and perfect skin. All the result of two hours of vigorous extensive grooming and preening. And of course she does many good deeds like befriending the which who lives in the graveyard. She does all this so that she will go to the school for good, meet her prince, and have her very own fairytale. To her delight, almost as soon as she arrives, her fairytale begins.
But what if this isn't her fairytale?
What if Sophie isn't a princess after all?
A small shrivled girl who wears black and has vicious bird decapitating pet cat called Reaper is best friends with the most gorgeous girl in the town of Gavaldon. While the pretty princess Sophie dreams of being swept away by the School Master to end her dull life and begin a fairy tale one, Agatha the darker one is content to stay where she is - hoping to live just an 'ordinary' life. All this changes the night a masked shadow creeps into town and kidnaps Sophie! Running with all her might, Agatha catches up and latches on, refusing to let go and demanding her friend back, but is ignored by the figure. Soon after they find themselves in the clutches of a giant bony bird who flies them over to the schools for good and evil. As he hovers over the the school for good first, Sophie thinks her wish is about to come true, but then the bird drops Agatha instead. Sophie watches in horror as the bird then hovers over the school for evil, and release's his gripon her, sending Sophie plummeting into her worst nightmare.