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Puffin Books, Apr 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 160 pages
When twelve-year-old Amber accidentally triggers a war between humans and a community of squirrels, she finds out how similar the two species can be.

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From a Newbery Honor winner, the chronicle of a narrowly averted war between a society of usually peaceable squirrels and the humans who live nearby. Normally oblivious to each other, the two ... Read full review


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Janet Taylor Lisle's novels for young readers include five selected as Best Books of the Year by"School Library Journal": "Sirens and Spies", "The Lampfish of Twill", "Forest", "A Message from the Match Girl" (from the Investigators of the Unknown series), and "Afternoon of the Elves", a Newbery Honor Book. Her most recent title for Atheneum is "The Art of Keeping Cool", a "Horn Book" Fanfare title and winner of the Scott O'Dell Award for Historical Fiction.

She lives with her family of the coast of Rhode Island.

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