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Thornhill /

by Smy, Pam [author,].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: New York : Roaring Brook Press, 2017.Edition: First American edition.Description: 533 pages : illustrations ; 22 cm.ISBN: 9781626726543 (hardcover).Subject(s): Bullying -- Fiction | Orphanages -- Fiction | Selective mutism -- Fiction | Conduct of life -- Fiction | Puppets -- Fiction | Ghosts -- FictionSummary: "Parallel plotlines set in different times, one told in text and one in art, inform each other as a young girl unravels the mystery of a ghost next door"-- Provided by publisher.
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<p> Parallel stories set in different times, one told in prose and one in pictures, converge as a girl unravels the mystery of the abandoned Thornhill Institute next door. </p> <p>1982: Mary is a lonely orphan at the Thornhill Institute For Children at the very moment that it's shutting its doors. When her few friends are all adopted or re-homed and she's left to face a volatile bully alone, her revenge will have a lasting effect on the bully, on Mary, and on Thornhill itself.</p> <p>2017: Ella has just moved to a new town where she knows no one. From her room on the top floor of her new home, she has a perfect view of the dilapidated, abandoned Thornhill Institute across the way, where she glimpses a girl in the window. Determined to befriend the girl and solidify the link between them, Ella resolves to unravel Thornhill's shadowy past.</p> <p>Told in alternating, interwoven plotlines--Mary's through intimate diary entries and Ella's in bold, striking art--Pam Smy's Thornhill is a haunting exploration of human connection, filled with suspense.</p> <p> A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of 2017 <br> A New York City Public Library Notable Best Book for Kids <br> A 2018 ALSC Notable Children's Book <br> A VOYA Top of the Shelf Pick </p>

"Parallel plotlines set in different times, one told in text and one in art, inform each other as a young girl unravels the mystery of a ghost next door"-- Provided by publisher.

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