A Message from the Match Girl - eBook
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Vendor: Open Road Media Teen & Tween
Publication Date: 2013
Series: Investigators of the Unknown
In search of the truth about his heritage, Walter only finds more mystery
Walter Kew has grown up without a past. Orphaned since birth and raised by his grandparents, he knows nothing about his parents, who died in an accident. Obsessively curious about the mother he never knew, he turns to the occult, using Ouija boards, crystal balls, and spells to reach out to the other world. But hes never had any luckuntil now.
Walking home from school, Walter hears what he thinks is his mothers voicefaint, but very real. Although he cant quite understand her words, hes convinced shes trying to tell him something. With his friends Georgina and Poco, he looks for clues. Their quest takes them to a statue of the Little Match Girl in the park, where infant Walter was once photographed with his mother. As the three investigators chase the mystery, Walter will learn more about his pastand his presentthan he ever thought possible.
This ebook features a personal history by Janet Taylor Lisle including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the authors own collection.
Janet Taylor Lisle (b. 1947) is an author of childrens fiction. After growing up in Connecticut, Lisle graduated from Smith College and spent a year working for the volunteer group VISTA (Volunteers in Service to America) before becoming a journalist. She found that she loved writing human interest and "slice of life" stories, and honed the skills for observation and dialogue that would later serve her in her fiction.
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