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  - AltheaAnn - LibraryThing

Kids/YA fantasy from the author of the famous Mrs. Frisby & the Rats of Nimh. I thought I'd never read this before, but at chapter 21, it suddenly came rushing back to me... The first half of the book ... Read full review

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User Review  - CarmenMilligan - LibraryThing

This was a fun, well-written book. Specifically for the younger reader, the book is a page-turner with lots of action and rich characters. The protagonist, Ellen, finds a fast friend in Otto, as she ... Read full review

Contents

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

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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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