Posted in 2012-2013 Club, Mock Newbery Picks

Splendors and Glooms, by Laura Amy Schlitz

Summary:  When Clara vanishes after the puppeteer Grisini and two orphaned assistants were at her birthday party, suspicion of kidnapping chases them away from London.  The two orphans find themselves caught in a trap set by Grisini’s ancient rival, a witch with a deadly inheritance to shed before it’s too late.

Candlewick Press

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