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The house with chicken legs / Sophie Anderson.

Anderson, Sophie (author).
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  • 5 of 12 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 12 total copies.

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Alexandria-Monroe PL - Alexandria jF AND (Text) 37521530907866 AMPL Juvenile New Fiction Shelf Available -
Benton Co PL - Fowler jF AND (Text) 34044000957983 Juvenile Fiction Available -
Carnegie PL of Steuben Co - Angola J FIC AND (Text) 33118000186446 Children: Fiction Available -
Jay Co PL - Portland JF ANDER (Text) 76383000462891 Kids New Shelf, JF Available -
Lebanon PL - Lebanon Y F AND I (Text) 34330513287624 Juvenile - Intermediate Fiction In process -
Monticello-Union Twp PL - Monticello JF AND (Text) 37743002288019 Children New Book Shelf In process -
Mooresville PL - Mooresville J FIC AND (Text) 37323005418200 NEW-BKS Checked out 11/07/2018
Morgan Co PL - Martinsville Main Library TW FIC AND (Text) 78551000378618 Tween Collection Available -
Newburgh Chandler PL - Bell Road Library ACQ14752 (Text) NWBRG14752 J Fiction On order -
Peru PL - Peru J FIC ANDERSON S (Text) 53069000508268 CHILDREN - FICTION Checked out 10/27/2018
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Record details

  • ISBN: 9781338209969 (hardcover)
  • ISBN: 1338209965
  • Physical Description: 262 pages ; 22 cm
  • Edition: First U.S. edition.
  • Publisher: New York, New York : Scholastic Press, 2018.

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Summary, etc.:
All 12-year-old Marinka wants is a friend. A real friend. Not like her house with chicken legs. Sure, the house can play games like tag and hide-and-seek, but Marinka longs for a human companion. Someone she can talk to and share secrets with. But that's tough when your grandmother is a Yaga, a guardian who guides the dead into the afterlife. It's even harder when you live in a house that wanders all over the world . . . carrying you with it. Even worse, Marinka is being trained to be a Yaga. That means no school, no parties -- and no playmates that stick around for more than a day. So when Marinka stumbles across the chance to make a real friend, she breaks all the rules . . . with devastating consequences. Her beloved grandmother mysteriously disappears, and it's up to Marinka to find her -- even if it means making a dangerous journey to the afterlife. With a mix of whimsy, humor, and adventure, this debut novel will wrap itself around your heart and never let go.
Target Audience Note:
Age Range: 8-12 years
Grade Level: 3-7
Subject: Friendship > Juvenile fiction.
Grandmothers > Juvenile fiction.
Fairy tales > Adaptations.
Adventure stories.
JUVENILE FICTION / Fairy Tales & Folklore / Adaptations.
JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Alternative Family.
JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Friendship.
Genre: Children's stories.
Fantasy fiction.

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