The Court of the Stone Children

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Puffin Books, 1990 - Juvenile Fiction - 191 pages
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Who is Dominique? When Nina first sees her in the French Museum, she senses that there is something unreal about the strange, beautiful girl. In fact, Domi is from Napolean's time, and she has come to get Nina's help. For Domi's father was executed as a traitor during the French Revolution, and Domi is convinced that Nina can prove his innocence. But to save Domi's father, Nina will have to solve a mystery that has lasted two centuries. And she will have to travel back through time, back to France and the court of the stone children...

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User Review  - bostonian71 - LibraryThing

Took me a little while to get into because of my annoyance with the main character's parents, but was quickly absorbed by the story. I found most of the characters likable and lively, particularly ... Read full review

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User Review  - maureene87 - LibraryThing

I never quite connected to the characters on this one. Somehow the children didnít seem very much like children, or at least their dialogue didnít. In Odileís case this makes perfect sense, but for Nina itís a bit more problematic. [Oct. 2010] Read full review

About the author (1990)

Mrs. Cameron received both the Commonwealth Club of California Award and an award for her novel, A Spell is Cast. Her book A Room Made of Windows, a story about a girl trying to come to terms with her life, won the Boston Globe Horn Book Award.
All Mrs. Cameron's books blend reality and imagination with a distinction that makes them timeless.

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