Splintered : Splintered Series, Book 1. / A. G Howard.
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- ISBN: 9781613123799 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource.
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2013.
This stunning debut captures the grotesque madness of a mystical under-land, as well as a girl's pangs of first love and independence. Alyssa Gardner hears the whispers of bugs and flowers-precisely the affliction that landed her mother in a mental hospital years before. This family curse stretches back to her ancestor Alice Liddell, the real-life inspiration for Lewis Carroll's Alice's Adventures in Wonderland. Alyssa might be crazy, but she manages to keep it together. For now.When her mother's mental health takes a turn for the worse, Alyssa learns that what she thought was fiction is based in terrifying reality. The real Wonderland is a place far darker and more twisted than Lewis Carroll ever let on. There, Alyssa must pass a series of tests, including draining an ocean of Alice's tears, waking the slumbering tea party, and subduing a vicious bandersnatch, to fix Alice's mistakes and save her family. She must also decide whom to trust: Jeb, her gorgeous...
|Target Audience Note:||
Text Difficulty 4
UG/Upper grades (9th-12)
5.2 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. New York : Amulet Books, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 4888 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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