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The Lie Tree

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Read this thought-provoking, critically acclaimed novel (6 starred reviews!!!) from Frances Hardinge, winner of the Costa Book of the Year, Costa Children's Book Award, and Horn Book-Boston Globe Award. Faith Sunderly leads a double life. To most people, she is reliable, dull, trustworthy--a proper young lady who knows her place as inferior to men. But inside, Faith is full of questions and curiosity, and she cannot resist mysteries: an unattended envelope, an unlocked door. She knows secrets no one suspects her of knowing. She knows that her family moved to the close-knit island of Vane because her famous scientist father was fleeing a reputation-destroying scandal. And she knows, when her father is discovered dead shortly thereafter, that he was murdered.   In pursuit of justice and revenge, Faith hunts through her father's possessions and discovers a strange tree. The tree bears fruit only when she whispers a lie to it. The fruit of the tree, when eaten, delivers a hidden truth. The tree might hold the key to her father's murder--or it may lure the murderer directly to Faith herself. Frances Hardinge is the author of many acclaimed novels, including Cuckoo Song , which earned five starred reviews.
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subject_facet Detective and mystery stories, Detective and mystery stories, English, Fantasy fiction, Fathers -- Death -- Fiction, Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Victoria, 1837-1901 -- Juvenile fiction, Lies -- Fiction, Sex role -- Fiction, Truthfulness and falsehood -- Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction
title_display The Lie Tree
title_full The Lie Tree, The Lie Tree / by Frances Hardinge, The lie tree / Frances Hardinge
title_short The Lie Tree
topic_facet Death, Detective and mystery stories, Detective and mystery stories, English, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Fathers, Fathers and daughters, Historical Fiction, History, Lies, Mystery, Sex role, Truthfulness and falsehood, Young Adult Fiction, Young adult fiction