The Haunting of Falcon House by Eugene Yelchin

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A long undisturbed bedroom. A startling likeness. A mysterious friend.

When twelve-year-old Prince Lev Lvov goes to live with his aunt at Falcon House, he takes his rightful place as heir to the Lvov family estate. Prince Lev dreams of becoming a hero of Russia like his great ancestors. But he'll discover that dark secrets haunt this house. Prince Lev is the only one who can set them free-will he be the hero his family needs?

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About Eugene Yelchin

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Eugene Yelchin has illustrated several books for children, including Who Ate All the Cookie Dough? and Won Ton. He lives in California with his wife and children.
 
Published June 14, 2016 by Henry Holt and Co. (BYR). 321 pages
Genres: Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Yelchin (Arcady's Goal) sets his imaginative, layered mystery%E2%80%94prefaced by a tongue-in-cheek opening note on the story's purported origins%E2%80%94in late-19th-century Saint Petersburg. Twelve-

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Gr 5–8—When called to live in his family's ancestral home in St. Petersburg, Russia, 12-year-old Prince Lev is apprehensive. Becoming heir to a foreboding estate that he's never seen is daunting enough, and it is his first time leaving his mother. Add an aunt who can be harsh to say the least, th...

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