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In darkling wood

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For fans of Kelly Barnhill's The Girl Who Drank the Moon and Jack Cheng's See You in the Cosmos, here is "a haunting and poignant exploration of family, loss, and redemption" ( Booklist, Starred Review). When Alice is suddenly bundled off to her estranged grandmother Nell's house, there's nothing good about it, except the beautiful Darkling Wood at the end of the garden--but Nell wants to have it cut down. Alice feels at home there, at peace. She even finds a friend, a girl named Flo. But Flo doesn't go to the local school, and no one in town has heard of her. When Flo shows Alice the surprising secrets of Darkling Wood, Alice starts to wonder: What is real? And can she find out in time to save the wood from destruction? Don't miss Emma Carroll's new novel, Strange Star ! ★ " A haunting and poignant exploration of family, loss, and redemption. "-- Booklist, Starred Review ★ " A tale brimming with emotion and atmosphere....[ In Darkling Wood ] is absorbing and well written. Hand this to readers who enjoy fantasy, fairy tales, and magical realism."-- School Library Journal, Starred Review " Magic and mystery adds appeal to this already compelling family drama ...and Carroll manages to wrap all of the threads into a wholly satisfying ending. "--Bulletin " Beautifully drawn , and the pragmatic prose and completely modern language (except for the letters) ground the story. The fairies aren't covered in pixie dust here. Carroll is becoming well-known in her native Engl∧ this book should win her American fans."- Kirkus Reviews
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Grouping Title in darkling wood
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Last Grouping Update 2018-11-21 22:43:57PM
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display_description When Alice goes to stay with her grandmother she discovers the magical Darkling Wood, where she meets a strange friend and discovers letters written between a brother and sister during WWI.
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subject_facet Brothers and sisters -- Fiction, Brothers and sisters -- Juvenile fiction, Fairies -- Fiction, Fairies -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Letters -- Fiction, Letters -- Juvenile fiction, Magic -- Fiction, Magic -- Juvenile fiction, World War, 1914-1918 -- Fiction, World War, 1914-1918 -- Juvenile fiction
title_display In darkling wood
title_full In Darkling Wood, In darkling wood / Emma Carroll
title_short In darkling wood
topic_facet Brothers and sisters, Fairies, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, Letters, Magic, World War, 1914-1918