"People throw the word 'classic' about a lot, but A Drowned Maiden's Hair genuinely deserves to become one." — Wall Street JournalMaud Flynn is known at the orphanage for her impertinence, so when the charming Miss Hyacinth and her sister choose Maud to take home with them, the girl is as baffled as anyone. It seems the sisters need Maud to help stage elaborate séances for bereaved, wealthy patron...
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Publisher: Candlewick Press (March 2, 2010)
Publication Date: March 2, 2010
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I rarely read children's books or young adult fiction unless I am picking out books for my grandchildren, but the premise of Laura Amy Schlitz's "A Drowned Maiden's Hair" piqued by interest, and I am happy to report that the book more than lived up t...
is drawn deeper into the deception, playing her role as a "secret child," she is torn between her need to please and her growing conscience -- until a shocking betrayal makes clear just how heartless her so-called guardians are. Filled with tantalizing details of turn-of-the-century spiritualism andpage-turning suspense, this lively historical novel features a winning heroine whom readers will not soon forget.