A Box of Bones
A Box of Bones
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A Box of Bones

Written by Marina Cohen
Published by Roaring Brook Press
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Twelve-year-old Kallie despises nonsense. She believes there’s a rational explanation for everything, despite the good-natured prodding of her Grandpa Jess, who takes her to frivolous wastes of time like their town’s local Festival of Fools. There, Kallie meets a faceless man (must be some kind of mask) who gives her a strange wooden puzzle box (must be some kind of gimmick). Intrigued despite herself, Kallie sets to work on unlocking its secrets and…lets something out. From here Kallie’s life begins to entangle with another world, a world where Liah, a young bone carver, journeys with her master to sell wares to a wicked Queen. The sights, sounds, smells, and spells of Liah’s world are beginning to leak into Kallie’s, and if Kallie can’t decipher the meaning of her own story, “the end” might be far from happy.

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    Book Details

    ISBN
    9781250172211
    Publication Date
    May 28, 2019
    Reading Age
    8 - 11 years
    Lib. of Congress (LCCN)
    2018955830
    ASIN/ISBN 10
    1250172217
    Lexile® Level
    730L
    ATOS® Book Level
    5.3
    Accelerated Reader® Points
    7
    Accelerated Reader Quiz
    504236
    Accelerated Reader Interest Level
    MG

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