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The Killer's Cousin Reprint Edition
Contributor(s): Werlin, Nancy

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ISBN: 0142413739     ISBN-13: 9780142413739
Publisher: Speak
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Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: February 2009
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Annotation: Recently acquitted of murder, 17-year-old David goes to live with his aunt and uncle. In his attic apartment, he sees ghostly shadows at night and the hostile behavior of his 11-year-old cousin, Lily, becomes more threatening. Winner of the Edgar Award for Best Young Adult Mystery.
Additional Information
Library of Congress Subjects:
Emotional problems; Fiction.
Cousins; Fiction.
Guilt; Fiction.
Dewey: [Fic]
LCCN: 2008024294
Academic/Grade Level: Grade 10-12, Age 15-18
Book type: Juvenile Fiction
Physical Information: 8.50" H x 5.50" W x 0.50" (0.55 lbs) 229 pages
Scholastic Reading Counts Info
Quiz #: Q13978
Reading Level: 5.8   Interest Level: Grades 9-12   Point Value: 8.0
 
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Publisher Description:
After being accused and acquitted in the death of his girlfriend, seventeen-year-old David is sent to live with his aunt, uncle, and young cousin to avoid the media frenzy. But all is not well at his relativesa house. His aunt and uncle are not speaking, and twelve-year-old Lily seems intent on making Davidas life a torment. And then thereas the issue of his older cousin Kathyas mysterious death some years back. As things grow more and more tense, David starts to wonderais there something else that his family is trying to hide from?

Contributor Bio(s): IV>Nancy Werlin was born and raised in Peabody, Massachusetts, USA and now lives near Boston. She received her bachelor's degree in English from Yale.

Since then, she has worked as a technical writer and editor for several computer software and Internet companies, while also writing fiction. She is a National Book Award finalist.


 
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