The Resource Cold Shoulder Road, (electronic resource)

Cold Shoulder Road, (electronic resource)

Label
Cold Shoulder Road
Title
Cold Shoulder Road
Statement of responsibility
Joan Aiken
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Language
eng
Summary
Is Twite and her cousin, Arun, use their telepathic gifts to find Arun's missing mother in this gripping adventure set in an alternate British kingdom When Is Twite and her cousin, Arun, return to Cold Shoulder Road in Folkestone after their astonishing adventures in the North, the town is deserted and Arun's mother is missing. Some say she took off with the sect Arun was raised in before he ran away. Known as the Silent Folk, members of the group are not allowed to talk and must communicate through sign language. But there are others who insist that Ruth Twite is a witch. To make matters worse, Is's sister Penny has also vanished, along with the mute Handsel child. The only clue to all of their whereabouts is an elusive stranger called Admiral Fishskin. When Is and Arun finally track down the cult, Arun discovers that they have new leader. Evil, charismatic Dominic de la Twite plays dangerous mind games and is able to block telepathic communication between Is and Arun. The cousins also find themselves up against a band of smugglers called the Merry Gentry that is using hidden tunnels beneath the city to search for buried treasure. With its sprawling cast of Dickensian characters and imaginative historical and social setting, this gripping adventure will delight existing fans of the Wolves Chronicles and new readers alike. Cold Shoulder Road is the 9th book in the award-winning Wolves Chronicles, but you may enjoy reading the series in any order. This ebook features an illustrated personal history of Joan Aiken including rare images from the author's estate
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Summary
As they search for Arun's mother, cousins Is and Arun use telepathy when they find themselves in a series of dangerous situations involving the Silent Sect
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ALA Notable Children's Book, 1997
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082566
Cataloging source
Midwest
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1924-2004
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Aiken, Joan
Dewey number
[Fic]
Index
no index present
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820
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 9
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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hoopla digital
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True
Series statement
Wolves Chronicles
Series volume
0009
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  • Sects
  • Adventure stories
  • Extrasensory perception
  • England
Target audience
juvenile
Label
Cold Shoulder Road, (electronic resource)
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Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11552792
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unknown
Extent
1 online resource
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  • online
  • electronic
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Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504018814
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(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552792
Specific material designation
remote
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Mode of access: World Wide Web
Label
Cold Shoulder Road, (electronic resource)
Link
Publication
Color
multicolored
Control code
MWT11552792
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
  • online
  • electronic
Governing access note
Digital content provided by hoopla
Isbn
9781504018814
Isbn Type
(electronic bk.)
Publisher number
MWT11552792
Specific material designation
remote
System details
Mode of access: World Wide Web

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