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Doll bones by Holly Black

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Published by Margaret K. McElderry Books in New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Dolls,
  • Adventure and adventurers,
  • Ghosts,
  • Family problems,
  • Friendship,
  • Fiction

Book details:

About the Edition

Zach, Alice, and Poppy, friends from a Pennsylvania middle school who have long enjoyed acting out imaginary adventures with dolls and action figures, embark on a real-life quest to Ohio to bury a doll made from the ashes of a dead girl.

Edition Notes

StatementHolly Black
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.B52878 Dol 2013
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25346726M
ISBN 109781416963981, 9781442474871
LC Control Number2012018299

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Doll Bones () is a young adult fantasy novel by American author Holly Black, with illustrations by Eliza Wheeler. This gothic fantasy follows a trio of preteens that get caught up in a supernatural conspiracy when their role-playing game turns into a quest to . Doll Bones is a book that will make you sleep with the lights on. —Jeff Kinney, author of the Diary of a Wimpy Kid series. Tightly focused, realistic tale—bladed with a hint of fairy-tale darkness. Stories about the importance of stories don’t come much more forthright and affecting than this one. Doll Bones Fantasy (fiction), Trade Book, Lexile Poppy, Zach, and Alice are best friends who escape unsatisfying family lives by playing an imaginative role-playing game. The three assume the identities of heroic and daring characters who go on colorful adventures far removed from their everyday lives.   DOLL BONES is just spooky enough to bewitch kids who love spine-tingling tales without violence or gore. But the real treasure lies beneath: Author Holly Black artfully hones in on a bittersweet turning point of childhood -- that strange time when you leave freewheeling pretend play behind for more mature pursuits, like sports and dating. "I hate that everyone calls it growing up, but it seems like 4/5.

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