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The sinister sweetness of Splendid Academy

Author: Nikki Loftin; Eernisse
Publisher: New York, N.Y. : Penguin Group (USA), [2012].
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Lorelei is bowled over by Splendid Academy--Principal Trapp encourages the students to run in the hallways, the classrooms are stocked with candy dishes, and the cafeteria serves lavish meals featuring all Lorelei's favorite foods. But the more time she spends at school, the more suspicious she becomes. Why are her classmates growing so chubby? And why do the teachers seem so sinister?
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Loftin; Eernisse
ISBN: 9781595146281 1489806113 9781484419458 1484419456 9781489806116 1595146288
OCLC Number: 1003735430
Target Audience: 560; 4567.
Description: 283 p. : ill. ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Nikki Loftin ; illustrated by Eernisse.

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In this twist on "Hansel and Gretel," two middle schoolers find themselves in a new charter school filled with a mysterious abundance of food at mealtimes and sinister teachers up to no good.  Read more...

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"A mesmerizing read. . . . a fantasy that feels simultaneously classic and new."--Publishers Weekly "An irresistible contemporary fairy tale. . . . Deliciously scary and satisfying."--Kirkus "A Read more...

 
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