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Orphaned at the age of six, Jane Williams has grown up in a series of foster homes, learning to survive in the shadows of life. Through hard work and determination, she manages to win a scholarship to the exclusive Birch Grove Academy. There, for the first time, Jane finds herself accepted by a group of friends. She even starts tutoring the headmistress's gorgeous son, Lucien. Things seem too good to be true.They are.The more she learns about Birch Grove's recent past, the more Jane comes to suspect that there is something sinister going on. Why did the wife of a popular teacher kill herself? What happened to the former scholarship student, whose place Jane took? Why does Lucien's brother, Jack, seem to dislike her so much?As Jane begins to piece together the answers to the puzzle, she must find out why she was brought to Birch Grove-and what she would risk to stay there....
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Level 5.3, 16 Points
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HL: High-Low 760L
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Last Update 2018-05-23 23:09:43PM
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subject_facet Boarding schools -- Fiction, Orphans -- Fiction, Paranormal fiction, American, Schools -- Fiction
title_display Dark companion
title_full Dark Companion, Dark companion / Marta Acosta
title_short Dark companion
topic_facet Boarding schools, Fantasy, Orphans, Paranormal fiction, American, Schools, Young Adult Fiction