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    The Lost Colony: v. 3 (The Lost Colony) (Paperback) By (author) Grady Klein

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    DescriptionBirdy thought she knew her family and friends.   She was wrong.   Birdy’s grandfather is dead -- shot by her childhood nanny, Patricia.  Her father is bent on bringing Patricia to justice: her mother’s having an affair with the minister who has come to bury Birdy’s grandfather: her best friend Louis is an escaped slave: and the local doctor’s mind has clearly jumped the tracks somewhere along the way. Who can Birdy turn to for help with her grief and confusion?  Who can she trust?   The latest volume in this brightly colored, thought-provoking series brings new challenges and intrigues to The Lost Colony as everyone’s secrets begin to unravel and nothing is quite what it had seemed. 

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    The Lost Colony: v. 3
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Grady Klein
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 160
    Width: 152 mm
    Height: 200 mm
    Thickness: 13 mm
    Weight: 372 g
    ISBN 13: 9781596430990
    ISBN 10: 1596430990

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: F3.0
    BIC E4L: GRA
    BIC subject category V2: FM
    B&T General Subject: 217
    B&T Book Type: JF
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    BIC subject category V2: FX
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 21300
    DC22: 741.5
    B&T Modifier: Continuations: 04
    DC22: 741.5/973
    BISAC V2.8: CGN000000
    B&T Merchandise Category: GPH
    LC subject heading:
    BISAC V2.8: JUV008000
    B&T Approval Code: X11920000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: PZ7.7.K62 LAS 2008
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: XQM
    Illustrations note
    160 colour illustrations
    Roaring Brook Press
    Imprint name
    Publication date
    31 August 2009
    Publication City/Country
    New Milford
    Review quote
    Klein continues his masterful political fantasy The Lost Colony by turning the spotlight on frontier religion’s exploitative powers.  Protagonist Bird, a rambunctious child who is doted on by many former slaves, surviving Indians, and the Chinese immigrant scientist Dr. Wong, has a terrible time this outing.  She is coping with sad memories of her deceased grandfather, struggling to make sense of the newly arrived, insipid, and dangerous preacher Buck Swagger; and fighting with her true friend, Louis.  As ever, the Lost Colony’s environment is filled with surface sweetness and light, not to mention magic rock-bones, cute bugs, and sassy nineteenth-century costumes setting off big hair and soulful eyes.  Readers who enjoy political satire will find this a treat, while graphic novel aficionados who have waited a year for this episode will be delighted to find it continues to pack unexpected punches.  Newcomers to the series will want to begin with