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The Stone Key
The Obernewtyn Chronicles 6
Written by Isobelle CarmodyAuthor Alerts:  Random House will alert you to new works by Isobelle Carmody


· Random House Books for Young Readers
· eBook · Ages 12 and up
· December 9, 2008 · $5.99 · 978-0-375-89242-4 (0-375-89242-7)

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ABOUT THIS BOOK

Friend becomes foe and trust is a thing of the past when the Misfits’ most relentless enemy turns Elspeth’s world upside down. Through coercion and mind control, Ariel stands on the cusp of his ultimate revenge—and it falls to Elspeth to rescue a former ally whose mind and body have been manipulated to unleash a plague that will destroy all it touches.

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“Engaging characters, pacing, and plots.”—Publishers Weekly

“Blends graceful storytelling with appealing characters.”—Library Journal

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Isobelle Carmody is among the biggest names in Australian fantasy writing. The Gathering was a joint winner of the 1993 Children’s Book Council of Australia Book of the Year Award and the 1994 Children’s Literature Peace Prize. Billy Thunder and the Night Gate (reprinted by Random House Children's Books as Night Gate in 2005) was shortlisted for the Patricia Wrightson Prize for Children’s Literature in the 2001 New South Wales Premier’s Literary Awards. The author lives in Apollo Bay, Australia, and Prague, Czech Republic.

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