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Penny Dreadful

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"The perfect book for girls and boys who look to find adventure and magic in surprising places! What if you were really bored with your life? What would you wish for? Penelope Grey wishes for something anything! interesting to happen, and here's what she gets: Her father quits his job. Her family runs out of money. Her home becomes a pit of despair. So Penelope makes another wish, and this time the Greys inherit a ramshackle old house in the middle of nowhere. Off they go, leaving the city and their problems behind them. Their new home is full of artists, tiny lions, unusual feasts, and true friends. Almost immediately, their lives are transformed. Penelope's mother finds an unexpected job, her father discovers a hidden talent, and Penelope changes her name! Penny's new life feels too magical to be real, too real to be magic. And it may be too good to last . . . unless she can find a way to make magic work just one more time if it even was magic. Any Which Wall author Laurel Snyder introduces a quirky cast of characters as pleasantly strange as they are deeply real. Abigail Halpin adds to the charm with her distinctive line drawings. Fans of Polly Horvath's My One Hun
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Grouping Title penny dreadful
Grouping Author snyder laurel
Grouping Category book
Last Grouping Update 2018-11-16 23:10:10PM
Last Indexed 2018-11-16 23:58:46PM

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accelerated_reader_point_value 8
accelerated_reader_reading_level 4.6
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author Snyder, Laurel.
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display_description When her father suddenly quits his job, the almost-ten-year-old, friendless Penny and her neglectful parents leave their privileged life in the city for a ramshackle property in the eccentric town of Thrush Junction, Tennessee.
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owning_library_catalog Nashville Public Library
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primary_isbn 9780375893469
publishDate 2010
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subject_facet Country life -- Tennessee -- Fiction, Country life -- Tennessee -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Tennessee -- Juvenile fiction, Family life -- Tennessee -- Fiction, Resourcefulness -- Fiction, Resourcefulness -- Juvenile fiction, Tennessee -- Fiction, Tennessee -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Penny Dreadful
title_full Penny Dreadful, Penny Dreadful / Laurel Snyder ; drawings by Abigail Halpin
title_short Penny Dreadful
topic_facet Country life, Families, Family life, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Resourcefulness