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Jewel and the Key - SPIEGLER LOUISE

Paperback Published: 24th July 2012
ISBN: 9780547721927
Number Of Pages: 456
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old

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An earthquake and the discovery of a mysterious antique mirror unleash forces that jolt sixteen-year-old Addie McNeal back to 1917 Seattle, just as the United States is entering World War I. Addie finds herself shuttling back and forth between past and present, drawn in both times to the grand Jewel Theater. In both decades the existence of the Jewel is threatened and war is looming . . . and someone she cares about is determined to fight. Eventually, Addie realizes that only she has the key to saving the Jewel?and the lives of her friends. But will she figure out how to manipulate the intricately woven threads of time and truly set things right? AGES: 12 and Up AUTHOR: Louise Spiegler is the author of The Amethyst Road, a YA fantasy published by Clarion Books. She lives with her family in Seattle, where she teaches writing and history at a local college. To learn more, visit www.amethystroad.net.

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The Amethyst Road by Louise Spigeler Junior Library Guild Selection IRA Notable Book SFWA Andre Norton Award shortlist/finalist NYPL Book for the Teen Age Kansas State Reading Circle Recommendation Puget Sound Council Best Book of the Year Amelia Bloomer Project List "This work is not only unique in its smooth and imaginative integration of genres; it offers an original blend of societal grit and compelling fantasy-based spirituality. Serena and Shem are complex young people in a complex world, who both collide and collaborate on their shared journey to meaningful adulthood. A terrific read for teens." --ALA Booklist "Those who appreciate bold heroines unwilling to accept society's dictates might wish to join Serena on her quest." --Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books "The Amethyst Road" by Louise Spigeler Junior Library Guild Selection IRA Notable Book SFWA Andre Norton Award shortlist/finalist NYPL Book for the Teen Age Kansas State Reading Circle Recommendation Puget Sound Council Best Book of the Year Amelia Bloomer Project List "This work is not only unique in its smooth and imaginative integration of genres; it offers an original blend of societal grit and compelling fantasy-based spirituality. Serena and Shem are complex young people in a complex world, who both collide and collaborate on their shared journey to meaningful adulthood. A terrific read for teens." --ALA "Booklist" "Those who appreciate bold heroines unwilling to accept society's dictates might wish to join Serena on her quest." "--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books" "The Amethyst Road" by Louise SpigelerJunior Library Guild Selection IRA Notable Book SFWA Andre Norton Award shortlist/finalist NYPL Book for the Teen Age Kansas State Reading Circle Recommendation Puget Sound Council Best Book of the Year Amelia Bloomer Project List "This work is not only unique in its smooth and imaginative integration of genres; it offers an original blend of societal grit and compelling fantasy-based spirituality. Serena and Shem are complex young people in a complex world, who both collide and collaborate on their shared journey to meaningful adulthood. A terrific read for teens." --ALA "Booklist""Those who appreciate bold heroines unwilling to accept society's dictates might wish to join Serena on her quest." "--Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"

ISBN: 9780547721927
ISBN-10: 0547721927
Audience: Children
For Ages: 12 - 14 years old
For Grades: 7 - 9
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 456
Published: 24th July 2012
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 21.0 x 14.0  x 3.05
Weight (kg): 163.0

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