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The Resource The Trials of Morrigan Crow

The Trials of Morrigan Crow

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The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Title
The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Statement of responsibility
Jessica Townsend
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Trials of Morrigan Crow
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Language
eng
Summary
An instant New York Times bestseller!"Poignant....A Harry Potter-esque adventure." —Time Magazine A breathtaking, enchanting new series by debut author Jessica Townsend, about a cursed girl who escapes death and finds herself in a magical world—but is then tested beyond her wildest imagination Morrigan Crow is cursed. Having been born on Eventide, the unluckiest day for any child to be born, she's blamed for all local misfortunes, from hailstorms to heart attacks—and, worst of all, the curse means that Morrigan is doomed to die at midnight on her eleventh birthday.But as Morrigan awaits her fate, a strange and remarkable man named Jupiter North appears. Chased by black-smoke hounds and shadowy hunters on horseback, he whisks her away into the safety of a secret, magical city called Nevermoor.It's then that Morrigan discovers Jupiter has chosen her to contend for a place in the city's most prestigious organization: the Wundrous Society. In order to join, she must compete in four difficult and dangerous trials against hundreds of other children, each boasting an extraordinary talent that sets them apart—an extraordinary talent that Morrigan insists she does not have. To stay in the safety of Nevermoor for good, Morrigan will need to find a way to pass the tests—or she'll have to leave the city to confront her deadly fate.Perfect for fans of the Harry Potter series and Neil Gaiman, this fast-paced plot and imaginative world has a fresh new take on magic that will appeal to a new generation of readers
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Born on the unluckiest day of the year and blamed for all misfortunes that occur in her community, a girl doomed to die at midnight on her 11th birthday is unexpectedly whisked away by a stranger on horseback who brings her to a magical city, where she learns she has been chosen to compete for a position with an organization comprised of highly talented individuals
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Award
  • Aurealis Awards, Best Children's Book, 2017.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year, 2018.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Book of the Year for Younger Children, 2018.
  • Australian Book Industry Awards, Newcomer of the Year, 2018.
  • Children's Book Council of Australia: Notable Australian Children's Book, 2018.
  • Librarians' Choice (Australia), 2017
  • Nielsen BookData Australian Booksellers’ Choice Award, 2018.
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10596770
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DLC
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1985-
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Townsend, Jessica
Index
no index present
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790
Literary form
fiction
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  • 5
  • 12
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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True
Series statement
Nevermoor
Series volume
0001
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  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Juvenile Literature
  • Mystery
Target audience
juvenile
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the trials of Morrigan Crow
Label
The Trials of Morrigan Crow
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Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
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electronic
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True
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9780316508902
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optical disk
Label
The Trials of Morrigan Crow
Publication
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OVERDRIVE:c1fc937b-471d-47c8-badd-3f8c90851488
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780316508902
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optical disk

Library Locations

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      175 Monmouth Street, Independence, OR, 97351, US
      44.851488 -123.185756
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