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The ruby key

Author: Holly Lisle
Publisher: New York : Orchard Books, 2008.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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In a world where an uneasy peace binds Humans and Nightlings, fourteen-year-old Genna and her twelve-year-old brother Dan learn of their uncle's plot to gain immortality in exchange for human lives, and the two strike their own bargain with the Nightling lord, which sets them on a dangerous journey along the Moonroads in search of a key.
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Juvenile works
Fantasy
Fantasy fiction
Children's fiction
Juvenile fiction
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Lisle, Holly.
Ruby key.
New York : Orchard Books, 2008
(OCoLC)763026260
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Holly Lisle
ISBN: 9780545000123 0545000122 9780545000130 0545000130
OCLC Number: 164570387
Awards: Short-listed for Isinglass Teen Read Award 2009
Description: 361 pages ; 22 cm.
Contents: Before the offering --
The forest by night --
Dinner in Arrienda --
Tricks and bargans --
The audiomaerist --
... and the cat --
Moonroading --
Doyati's worth --
The bard and the harp --
Danrith of High House --
Alone --
Walking with Doyati --
Unlikely allies --
The Kai-lord --
The cat comes back --
Desperate times --
Sunrider.
Responsibility: Holly Lisle.

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Humans and Nightlings are never to meet, but when Genna and her brother Dan venture into the old forest at night, they encounter a Nightling slave who reveals a terrifying secret.  Read more...

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