The Night Gardener

By AUXIER, Jonathan

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ISBN
9781419711442
Publisher
Abrams Amulet


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School Library Journal

Starred Review on April 1, 2014  |  Grades 5-8

Gr 4–6—Storytelling and the secret desires of the heart wind together in this atmospheric novel that doubles as a ghost tale. Irish immigrants to England, Molly and Kip make their way to the Windsor house in search of employment. The great house stands in the shadow of a menacing tree, which locals speak of only in fearful whispers. Despite her young age and the warnings of a local storyteller, Molly uses the power of her own words to secure work, but soon realizes that all is not right in the house. Consta...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2014

"Riding atop the [cart's] bench were two children, a girl and a boy, both with striking red hair. The girl was named Molly, and the boy, her brother, was Kip. And they were riding to their deaths." Or so it seems. The siblings have landed in England during the midst of the Irish Potato Famine. Waiting for their parents to rejoin them, they have found work at the once-proud Windsor family's stately but...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Guide

Reviewed on January 1, 2014

During the Irish Potato Famine, siblings Molly and Kip land in England at the once-proud Windsor family's stately but decrepit mans...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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