Coming Evil

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Tandem Library, 2007 - Juvenile Fiction
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For use in schools and libraries only. Lisette Beaucaire is angry when her parents send her away from Paris to live on her aunt's farm during the Nazi occupation--she misses her friends, the excitement of being thirteen, and her first year at a new school--but Lisette soon discovers a visitor from the past who proves to be a valiant ally.

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Not a typical witch story from Vande Velde. Yes, there's a ghost, so presumably some magic. However, it's mainly an illumination of human nature & history - pointing out that real evil is always among ... Read full review

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User Review  - wealhtheowwylfing - LibraryThing

Sent by her parents to rural France to avoid the Nazi occupation, Lisette grumpily takes care of a large brood of refugee children. Meeting the ghost of a knight is only the beginning of her problems ... Read full review

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About the author (2007)

Vivian Vande Velde (born 1951, Rochester, New York) is an American author who writes books primarily aimed at children and young adults. She currently resides in Rochester, New York. Her novels and short story collections usually contain elements of horror, fantasy, and humor. Her book Never Trust a Dead Man (1999) received the 2000 Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Novel.

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