A Tangle of Knots

By GRAFF, Lisa

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ISBN
978-0-399-25517-5 978-1-101-60778-7
Publisher
Philomel


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on March 1, 2013  |  Grades 5-up

Gr 3–7—Graff has created a world very much like our own, but just a little bit magical. In this version of Poughkeepsie, New York, many lucky people have Talent, one skill that makes them special. Cady, an orphan who lives with kindly Miss Mallory, can look at a person and immediately know what they like and bake their ideal cake. Miss Mallory's talent is finding just-right parents for orphans, but so far, she has...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on February 1, 2013

Young Mason Burgess, clutching a suitcase, boards a bus for Philadelphia. Told to check it, he grudgingly does. But during the journey his suitcase mysteriously disappears. Fast-forward fifty-three years. Mason, now down on his luck, rents rooms to a number of seemingly disparate characters. They live in a world much like our own, but one populated by those who have Talents (including precision spitting, knot-tying, and knitting) and those, known as Fair, wh...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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