- ISBN: 9780375989346 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Date Published: 2013.
|Summary, etc.:|| A Newbery Honor BookAn ALA-ALSC Notable Children's BookAn Edgar Award Finalist"An adventure, a mystery, and a love song to the natural world. . . . Run out and read it. Right now."--Newbery Medalist Karen CushmanIn the town of Placid, Wisconsin, in 1871, Georgie Burkhardt is known for two things: her uncanny aim with a rifle and her habit of speaking her mind plainly.But when Georgie blurts out something she shouldn't, her older sister Agatha flees, running off with a pack of "pigeoners" trailing the passenger pigeon migration. And when the sheriff returns to town with an unidentifiable body--wearing Agatha's blue-green ball gown--everyone assumes the worst. Except Georgie. Refusing to believe the facts that are laid down (and coffined) before her, Georgie sets out on a journey to find her sister. She will track every last clue and shred of evidence to bring Agatha home. Yet even with resolute...
|Target Audience Note:|| Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.8 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. New York : Knopf Books for Young Readers, 2013. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 2858 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB).
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