The Resource Afternoon of the elves, Janet Taylor Lisle, (electronic resource)

Afternoon of the elves, Janet Taylor Lisle, (electronic resource)

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Afternoon of the elves
Title
Afternoon of the elves
Statement of responsibility
Janet Taylor Lisle
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Language
eng
Summary
Will Hillary uncover the secret of the elf village in Sara-Kate's backyard? No fourth grader trusts Sara-Kate Connolly. Her boots are dirty, her clothes are weird, and she's so maladjusted that the school had to hold her back a grade. But Hillary is her next-door neighbor, and can't say no when the unusual loner invites her over to play. In Sara-Kate's overgrown backyard, Hillary will find proof of a world of magic-the kind that can only blossom between true friends. Among the rusted car parts and wild plants, a miniature village has sprung up. It has tiny houses made from string, sticks, and maple leaves; a well with a bottlecap for a bucket; and even a little playground with a Popsicle-stick Ferris wheel. But there's absolutely no sign of who built this miniature world. To Sara-Kate, the answer is clear-only elves could be responsible for something so enchanted. As she and Hillary watch for their elusive new friends, they learn that friendship, like magic, springs up where you least expect it. This ebook features a personal history by Janet Taylor Lisle including rare images and never-before-seen documents from the author's own collection
Summary
As Hillary works in the miniature village, allegedly built by elves, in Sara-Kate's backyard, she becomes more and more curious about Sara-Kate's real life inside her big, gloomy house with her mysterious, silent mother
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ALA Notable Children's Book, 1990
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094037
Cataloging source
Midwest
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Lisle, Janet Taylor
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
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820
Literary form
fiction
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  • 4
  • 6
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
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  • Friendship
  • Mentally ill
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Afternoon of the elves, Janet Taylor Lisle, (electronic resource)
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Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11550574
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453271780
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550574
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Afternoon of the elves, Janet Taylor Lisle, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11550574
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781453271780
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11550574
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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