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Mercury

Author: Hope Larson
Publisher: New York : Atheneum Books for Young Readers, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Tara is forced to move in with her cousins after her house burns down. She faces a difficult adjustment while her mother is away trying to earn money. Interwoven with this story is that of Tara's ancestors, who in 1859 were convinced by a mysterious stranger to put all their money into searching their property for gold.
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Genre/Form: Graphic novels
Comic books, strips, etc
Fiction
Juvenile works
School stories
Young adult nonfiction
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Hope Larson
ISBN: 9781416935858 1416935851 9781416935889 1416935886 9780329834234 0329834231
OCLC Number: 311764957
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Target Audience: 012 & up.
Description: 234 pages : chiefly illustrations ; 21 cm
Responsibility: Hope Larson.

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*"The beautifully rendered black-and-white drawings capture the gorgeous, magical, and mundane details of both time periods. The tales are by turns mystical, funny, suspenseful, and tender. Graphic Read more...

 
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