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The Orphan of Awkward Falls

By Keith Graves

5 x 7 in; 256 pp;
Guided Reading level: W
Hardcover
October 2011
ISBN 9780811878142
ISBN10 0811878147

SKU# 9780811878142

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When thirteen-year-old Josephine moves to Awkward Falls she can’t help but snoop around the dilapidated mansion next door.
The Orphan of Awkward Falls


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The Orphan of Awkward Falls

When thirteen-year-old Josephine moves to Awkward Falls she can’t help but snoop around the dilapidated mansion next door. Inevitably, she is captured by the house’s strange inhabitants: an ancient automaton who serves as a butler, a cat patched together with a few odd parts, and most surprising of all, a boy named Thaddeus Hibble. Meanwhile, Fetid Stenchley—the most feared patient in the Asylum for the Dangerously Insane—is on the loose after making a dramatic escape, and there is only one thing on his mind...revenge. Unfortunately for Josephine and Thaddeus, he’s headed their way. Can these unlikely friends stop Stenchley before it’s too late? With a penchant for spooky details, surprising twists, and haunting illustrations, Keith Graves delivers a suspenseful and engaging first novel.

 

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5 x 7 in; 256 pp;
Guided Reading level: W
Hardcover
October 2011
ISBN 9780811878142
ISBN10 0811878147

Keith Graves is the author and illustrator of many picture books, including Chicken Big. His thirteen-year-old twins inspired this, his first novel. He lives in Austin, Texas.