HEALER by Peter Dickinson
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Although grudgingly aware that ten-year-old Pinkie has extraordinary powers to heal, sixteen-year-old Barry becomes increasingly convinced that she is an unwilling participant at the healing sessions run by her enterprising stepfather.

About Peter Dickinson

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Peter Dickinson was born and raised in Livingstone, Northern Rhodesia, now Zambia in 1927. He received his Bachelor of Arts degree at King's College, Cambridge in 1951. He served in the British Army, and was also an assistant editor and reviewer for Punch Magazine for seventeen years. His first book was The Weathermonger. Dickinson has written several novels for adults, a television series for juveniles and many books for young people. In 1982 he was placed on the International Board of Books for Young People Honor List for Tulka, and The Iron Lion was selected one of New York Times Notable Books. In 1989 he won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award for Eva.
Published July 21, 1983 by Gollancz. 192 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Education & Reference, Literature & Fiction, Action & Adventure. Fiction

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