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Witch catcher [electronic resource]. Mary Downing Hahn.

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  • ISBN: 9780547533766 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2006.

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Summary, etc.: 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...
Target Audience Note: Text Difficulty 3
MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
710 Lexile.
4.4 ATOS Level
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Boston : Clarion Books, 2006. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 294 KB).
Subject: Juvenile Fiction.
Fantasy.
Suspense.
Genre: Electronic books.

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