The Girl With the Glass Bird

The Girl With the Glass Bird

eBook - 2015
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"At Knight's Haddon, a remote all-girls boarding school, feisty orphan Edie is assigned to spy on fragile, exotic Anastasia. Instead, the two become best friends--and discover a sinister mystery"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: [New York] : Scholastic Inc., 2015.
ISBN: 9780545699853
0545699851
0545699843
9780545699846
Characteristics: 1 online resource.

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Tabaqui
Sep 27, 2016

For some reason, I found this book extremely hard to get into. I forced myself to finish it, and I still do not know what the problem was. The writing seemed to take a long time for anything to happen, and none of the characters were especially well developed. The craziness of the teacher seemed as of it would have been discovered prior to her hiring, or at least while she was there. The boarding school setting was somewhat intriguing, but it really should not have been set in modern times. I'm not sure if I'll read the sequel. Maybe it will be better?...

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marthabwaters
Apr 10, 2015

This is a cute series-opening children's mystery set at a boarding school in England (these are all things I enjoy, so I was pretty much guaranteed to like this). It's set contemporarily, but it has an odd sort of timeless quality to it that makes it feel like it could have been set 50 years ago, too, which is interesting. I liked the main character and really enjoyed the boarding school setting, and will definitely be reading the sequels.

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The1975
Jul 31, 2016

"But I was sure I left it right here before the Assembly.............."

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