The Root Cellar by Janet Lunn

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It looked like an ordinary root cellar--And if twelve-year-old Rose hadn't been so unhappy in her new home, where she'd been sent to live with unknown relatives, she probably would never have fled down the stairs to the root cellar in the first place. And if she hadn't, she never would have climbed up into another century, the world of the 1860s, and the chaos of Civil War--


Scott Cameron's remarkable illustrations bring the past and a whole cast of delightful characters to life in this magnificent book.


From the Hardcover edition.
 

About Janet Lunn

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Janet Lunn is one of Canada’s most respected writers for children. Her books include The Root Cellar, Shadow in Hawthorn Bay, The Hollow Tree, and (with Christopher Moore) The Story of Canada. Her many distinguished awards, national and international, include the Vicky Metcalf Award for Body of Work, two Governor General’s Awards, the Canadian Library Association Book of the Year Award and the Canada Council Children’s Literature Prize, among others.From the Paperback edition.
 
Published April 20, 2011 by Seal Books. 354 pages
Genres: Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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