Alchemy and Meggy Swann

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Meggy arrives in London expecting to be welcomed by her father, who sent for her, but he doesn't want her to assist in his laboratory when he sees that not only is she female, she needs two sticks to walk. Sent on trivial errands, she learns to navigate the city, which is earthy and colorful as well as dirty, noisy, and filled with rogues and thieves. Meanwhile she is befriended by the alchemist's former assistant, and when it appears that her father may be arrested and beheaded for practicing magic, together she and her new friend devise a plan to save him. Building strength and street smarts, Meggy goes from helpless to confident and from friendless to surrounded by warmth and love. Elizabethan London has its dark side, but it also has much to offer Meggy Swann.
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Grouping Title alchemy and meggy swann
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Last Grouping Update 2018-10-16 23:26:17PM
Last Indexed 2018-10-17 00:11:39AM

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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