Awake and Dreaming

Awake and Dreaming

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Theo has always dreamed of belonging to a real family. Her dream seems to come true when she is mysteriously adopted by the warm Kaldor clan. For the first time, Theo has brand new clothes, things of her own, security, and good friends. But, as time passes, the magic of Theo's new life begins to fade -- really fade. In fact, Theo herself is vanishing....
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Product details

  • 9-12
  • Paperback | 229 pages
  • 106 x 172 x 16mm | 117.93g
  • Toronto, Canada, Canada
  • English
  • 0143056379
  • 9780143056379
  • 1,258,552

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A GHOST STORY -- with a DifferenceTheo has a hard life with her young, selfish mother. That's why she's always dreamed of belonging to a real family -- mother, father, sisters, brothers. Her dream seems to come true when she is mysteriously "adopted" by a large, warm family, the Kaldors. For the first time, Theo has brand-new clothes, things of her own, security, and good friends. But, as time passes, the magic of Theo's new life begins to fade -- really fade. In fact, Theo herself is vanishing....
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Review quote

"Deftly weaves fantasy and reality together into a charming novel. . . . Intriguing from start to finish".-- School Library Journal
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About Kit Pearson

Kit Pearson, who has been honored with many major literary children's book awards in her native Canada, lives in Vancouver.
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