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Garden spells [KIT]

Author: Sarah Addison Allen
Publisher: New York : Bantam Books, 2007.
Series: Books-to-Go Kits.
Edition/Format:   Kit   Visual material : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"The Waverleys have always been a curious family, endowed with peculiar gifts that make them outsiders even in their hometown of Bascom, North Carolina. Even their garden has a reputation, famous for its feisty apple tree that bears prophetic fruit, and its edible flowers, imbued with special powers. Generations of Waverleys tended this garden. Their history was in the soil. But so were their futures. A successful  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Fiction
Material Type: Kit
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Sarah Addison Allen
ISBN: 9780553384833 055338483X 9780739327432 0739327437 9780553384833 055338483X
OCLC Number: 800812662
Notes: The "book discusssion kit" is a box containing a book discussion notebook and multiple copies of one title for reading groups or book club discussions.
Includes sneak peek of The Sugar Queen.
Contains: 10 copies of the book plus one book discussion notebook that contains an author biography, further readings, summary, and questions for group discussions.
Description: 290, 16 pages ; 21 cm 9 copies + 1 large print + 1 discussion guide
Series Title: Books-to-Go Kits.
Responsibility: Sarah Addison Allen.

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"The Waverleys have always been a curious family, endowed with peculiar gifts that make them outsiders even in their hometown of Bascom, North Carolina. Even their garden has a reputation, famous for its feisty apple tree that bears prophetic fruit, and its edible flowers, imbued with special powers. Generations of Waverleys tended this garden. Their history was in the soil. But so were their futures. A successful caterer, Claire Waverley prepares dishes made with her mystical plants - from the nasturtiums that aid in keeping secrets and the pansies that make children thoughtful, to the snapdragons intended to discourage the attentions of her amorous neighbor. Meanwhile, her elderly cousin, Evanelle, is known for distributing unexpected gifts whose uses become uncannily clear. They are the last of the Waverleys - except for Claire's rebellious sister, Sydney, who fled Bascom the moment she could, abandoning Claire, as their own mother had years before. When Sydney suddenly returns home with a young daughter of her own, Claire's quiet life is turned upside down - along with the protective boundary she has so carefully constructed around her heart. Together again in the house they grew up in, Sydney takes stock of all she left behind, as Claire struggles to heal the wounds of the past. And soon the sisters realize they must deal with their common legacy - if they are ever to feel at home in Bascom - or with each other."

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