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The silver gate

The silver gate

Author: Kristin Bailey
Publisher: New York, NY : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018. ©2017
Edition/Format:   Print book : Fiction : Juvenile audience : English : First paperback editionView all editions and formats
Elric and his mother secretly care for his mentally disabled sister, Wynn, whom the villagers consider a changeling, until their father threatens to sell her, so they flee into the forest, even though Elric does not share her belief in magic.

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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Romans, nouvelles, etc
Material Type: Fiction, Juvenile audience
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kristin Bailey
ISBN: 006239858X 9780062398581
OCLC Number: 990001772
Notes: Includes excerpt from: Into the Nightfell Wood.
Description: 311, 13 pages ; 20 cm
Responsibility: Kristin Bailey.


A "tender and magical"* fairy-tale retellingIn shepherd boy Elric's tiny village, people think children like his younger sister, Wynn, are changelings-left by fairies and doomed to curse all around  Read more...


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"Tender and magical." - Kirkus Reviews"As much a thoughtful study of human care and relationships as it is a fairy tale." - The Horn Book"Bailey deftly explores bullying and the definition of Read more...

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A brave adventure story with some fantasy mixed in

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2018-09-11) Very Good Permalink

The gritty reality of living in the middle ages, with its superstitions and hardships, is brought to stark reality with this book. The young protagonist goes to great lengths to protect his younger sister, who has a genetic disorder that leads to developmental delays.

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