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The shell house

Author: Linda Newbery
Publisher: Oxford ; New York : David Fickling Books, ©2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Fiction : Secondary (senior high) school : English : 1st American edView all editions and formats
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Seventeen-year-old Greg's interest in photography draws him to a ruined mansion whose history becomes more personally relevant as he slowly discovers the tragic events that led to the destruction of the house during World War I.
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Genre/Form: Young adult fiction
Fiction
Material Type: Fiction, Secondary (senior high) school, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Linda Newbery
ISBN: 0385750110 9780385750110 0385603894 9780385603898
OCLC Number: 49284082
Awards: Shortlisted for LA Carnegie Medal 2003.
Shortlisted for Carnegie Medal 2003.
Shortlisted for Guardian Children's Fiction Award 2002.
Description: 334 p. ; 22 cm.
Responsibility: Linda Newbery.
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Greg's interest in a ruined mansion becomes more personal as he discovers the events of its last inhabitants. Set against the modern day and World War I, Greg's beliefs becomes interwined with those  Read more...

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A nice addition to any library.

by AnchorageSchools (WorldCat user published 2010-02-23) Good Permalink

     This book was interesting except I think girls would find this book more enjoyable.  The letters are kind of interesting, however. Overall it was a good book, though.  The end of the book where he throws away his cross suprised me.

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