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- ISBN: 9780547533766 (electronic bk)
- Physical Description: 1 online resource
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2006.
When her widower father inherits a castlelike estate in the mountains of West Virginia, 12-year-old Jen is thrilled. It seems like a wish come true. But she quickly realizes that not all change is positive. Her dad has a mysterious new girlfriend, Moura, who slowly drives a wedge between Jen and her father. Furthermore, Moura has an unusually strong-almost obsessive-interest in the antiques that fill the mansion, especially a beautiful glass globe that Jen finds hanging in a window. When Jen's cat accidentally breaks the globe, which Moura calls a witch catcher," strange things begin to happen. . . .An odd-looking girl wearing a torn dress appears, seemingly out of nowhere, and Moura's behavior becomes more sinister, leading Jen to believe that her father is a pawn in an evil scheme. Soon Jen finds herself caught in the midst of a supernatural war, with the fate of an enchanted race-and her family-at stake.Inspired by the age-old legend of...
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Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
4.4 ATOS Level
Electronic reproduction. Boston : Clarion Books, 2006. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 294 KB).
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