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Tennyson
ISBN: 9780375847035
Author: Blume, Lesley M. M.
Publisher: Alfred A. Knopf
Published: January 2008
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Binding Type: Library Binding
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Annotation: It's 1932, the Depression. Things are evening out among people everywhere. Tennyson Fontaine and her sister Hattie live in a rickety shack of a house with their mother and father and their wild dog, Jos. There is no school, only a rope swing in the living room and endless games of hide-and-seek in the woods on the banks of the Mississippi. But when their mother disappears and their father sets off to find her, the girls find themselves whisked away to Aigredoux, once one of the grandest houses in Louisiana, and now a vine-covered ruin. Under the care of their austere Aunt Henrietta, who is convinced the girls will save the family's failing fortunes, Tennyson discovers the truth about Aigredoux, the secrets that have remained locked deep within its decaying walls. Caught in a strange web of time and history, Tennyson comes up with a plan to bring Aigreoux's past to light. But will it bring her mother home?
Additional Information
BISAC category: JUVENILE FICTION / Family / General (see also headings under
Target Age Group: Age 9-11
Target Grade: Grade 4-6
Grade level: Grade 4-6
Physical Information: 0.88" H x 8.46" L x 5.44" W (0.75 lbs) 228 pages
Lexile Level: 760
Bargain Category: Family, Historical Fiction, Middle School, Upper Elementary
Grade level(s): 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th, 7th
Accelerated Reader Info
Quiz #: 120145
Reading Level: 5.1   Interest Level: Middle Grades   Point Value: 7.0
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q44375
Reading Level: 4.6   Interest Level: Grades 6-8   Point Value: 12.0