The Silver Crown

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Aladdin, Oct 1, 2001 - Juvenile Fiction - 272 pages
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Ellen awakens one morning with a mysterious silver crown on the pillow beside her. What magic powers it possesses she has not yet discovered, but the sudden changes in her life are unmistakable: her house is burned down, her family has disappeared, and a man in a dark uniform is stalking her. Can Ellen ever find her family? Can she use the power of the silver crown to thwart the powers of darkness? What diabolical force hides inside the mysterious castle in the woods?

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User Review  - SusannahPK_83 - LibraryThing

I have loved this book since I was a small child. I reread it many times growing up and it really struck a chord and captivated me. The eerieness of the writing and the language that O'Brien uses to ... Read full review

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Readers of this book should be aware that the British and American editions end completely differently. (SPOILERS FOLLOW....) In the British edition, the bad guys really kill people. In the American ... Read full review

Contents

THE BIRTHDAY PRESENT
1
THE GREEN MASK
14
THE SHINY BLUE CAR
27
Copyright

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About the author (2001)

Robert C. O’Brien was born in Brooklyn, New York. He attended Williams College and graduated from the University of Rochester. He was a writer and editor for Newsweek, National Geographic, and other publications. He lived in New York City and then in Washington, DC, with his wife and four children. Z for Zachariah—which is now a major motion picture starring Margot Robbie, Chris Pine, and Chiwetel Ejiofor—was completed by his wife and daughter, with the help of his notes, after his death in 1973. He is also the author of Mrs. Frisby and the Rats of NIMH and The Silver Crown.

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