The Changeover: A Supernatural Romance

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HarperCollins Children's, 2007 - Adolescence - 288 pages
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The face in the mirror. From the moment Laura sees it, she knows it's an omen. That very day, the sinister Carmody Braque touches and brands her little brother, and as Jacko fights for his life, Laura seeks out the one person who might help, even though the path she is about to take will change her forever.

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User Review  - NineLarks - LibraryThing

Sometimes Laura gets these feelings. And those feelings are always the prelude to something horrible and life-changing. Before, it was the day of her parent's divorce, or the appearance of a strange ... Read full review

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User Review  - Has_bookpusher - LibraryThing

The Changeover by Margaret Mahy is a rich, multi-layered tale that I discovered as a teen, and quickly fell in love due to its relatability- in addition to being one hell of a good read! During each ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Margaret Mahy was born on March 21, 1936 in Whakatane, Bay of Plenty, New Zealand. She received a B.A. degree from the University of New Zealand. She worked as a nurse, an assistant librarian, and a children's librarian in England and New Zealand. Her first book, A Lion in the Meadow, was published in 1969. She became a full-time author in 1980. During her lifetime, she wrote more than 120 children's books including The Haunting, The Changeover, Memory, The Seven Chinese Brothers, The Man Whose Mother Was a Pirate and A Summery Saturday Morning. She won the Esther Glen Award five times, the Carnegie Medal of the British Library Association three times, the Boston Globe-Horn Book Award, Hans Christian Andersen Award, and in 1999, she won the New Zealand Post Children's Book Award in two categories, Picture Book and Supreme Award. She died after a brief illness on July 23, 2012 at the age of 76.

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