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The sinister sweetness of Splendid Academy

Author: Nikki Loftin
Publisher: New York : Razorbill, ©2012.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : EnglishView all editions and formats
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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.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy fiction
Children's stories
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Nikki Loftin
ISBN: 9781595145086 1595145087 9781595146281 1595146288 9780606390378 0606390375
OCLC Number: 758386870
Description: 282 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm
Contents: Splintered --
Splendid Academy --
Dangerous favorite --
The first day of school --
A terrible joke --
Bon appétit --
Forgetting --
One mouthful of mystery --
Bright sand, dark secret --
Force-fed --
Suspicion --
Nothing special --
Toil and trouble --
The unspoken rule --
Stepmothers --
In the soup --
A message in code --
The secret of the sand --
The nature of their power --
Perfectly named --
One night to decide --
Witch material --
Poison plan --
Imprisoned --
Running away --
Deeper than pain --
Set free --
Finally forgiven.
Responsibility: Nikki Loftin ; illustrated by Brenna Eernisse.

Abstract:

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.

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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 wickedly Read more...

 
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