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Alchemy and Meggy Swann

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Fans of Karen Cushman's witty, satisfying novels will welcome Meggy Swann, newly come to London with her only friend, a goose named Louise. Meggy's mother was glad to be rid of her; her father, who sent for her, doesn't want her after all. Meggy is appalled by London,dirty and noisy, full of rogues and thieves, and difficult to get around in--not that getting around is ever easy for someone  who walks with the help of two sticks.Just as her alchemist father pursues his Great Work of transforming base metal into gold, Meggy finds herself pursuing her own transformation. Earthy and colorful, Elizabethan London has its dark side, but it also has gifts in store for Meggy Swann.
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Full title alchemy and meggy swann
Author cushman karen
Grouping Category book
Last Update 2018-05-22 22:53:33PM
Last Indexed 2018-05-21 23:27:59PM

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author Karen Cushman
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display_description Meggy Swann, a girl who walks with the aid of two sticks, arrives in Elizabethan London, along with her goose Louise, to stay with her father who really does not want her, and while he pursues his dream of transforming base metal into gold, Meggy undergoes a transformation herself.
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subject_facet Alchemy, Alchemy -- Juvenile fiction, Children's audiobooks, Fathers and daughters, Fathers and daughters -- Juvenile fiction, Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603, Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Juvenile fiction, Historical fiction, Historical fiction, Juvenile, London (England) -- History -- 16th century, London (England) -- History -- 16th century -- Juvenile fiction, People with disabilities, People with disabilities -- Juvenile fiction, Poverty, Poverty -- Juvenile fiction
title_display Alchemy and Meggy Swann
title_full Alchemy and Meggy Swann, Alchemy and Meggy Swann / Karen Cushman, Alchemy and Meggy Swann [sound recording] / Karen Cushman
title_short Alchemy and Meggy Swann
topic_facet Alchemy, Children's audiobooks, Fathers and daughters, Historical Fiction, Historical fiction, Juvenile, History, Juvenile Fiction, Juvenile Literature, People with disabilities, Poverty