Zoe Rising by Pam Conrad

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In this, the sequel to the 1991 Best Juvenille Mystery Novel Stonewords, Pam Conrad introduced readers to Zoe, a preternatural child with the abilit y to be called back in time. With an uncanny sense of suspense and mystery, Conrad draws the reader along with Zoe back through the decades to Zoe's own mother's childhood, where menace looms large. It is up to Zoe to prevent a tragedy that will shatter Zoe's future if it is left to occur.

About Pam Conrad

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Pam Conrad wrote many award-winning books for children, including the immensely popular "The Tub People " and " The Tub Grandfather, " both illustrated by Richard Egielski. She is also the author of a number of critically acclaimed novels, including Prairie Songs, a 1986 ALA Best Children's Book of the Year and a 1985 ALA Golden Kite Honor Book, and " Stonewords, " winner of the 1991 Edgar Allan Poe Award for Best Juvenile Mystery. Beddows is the illustrator of a number of books for young readers.
Published June 1, 1996 by Harpercollins Childrens Books. 131 pages
Genres: Children's Books, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Horror, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Unlike many molecularly-enhanced heroes, Zoe keeps getting yanked out of the dramatic past by present interruptions--loud cabinmates, canoe trips and curfew (in the only plot dangler, Zoe's friend Jedidiah, let in on her secret, is incredibly willing to ""never again speak of what happened at cam...

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