Moon over Manifest [electronic resource] / Clare Vanderpool.
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- ISBN: 9780307941961 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 0307941965 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 9780307941947 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- ISBN: 0307941949 (sound recording : OverDrive Audio Book)
- Publisher: [New York] : Listening Library, 2011.
|General Note:|| Downloadable audio file; available in WMA or MP3 format.
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|Participant or Performer Note:|| Read by Justine Eyre, Cassandra Campbell and Kirby Heyborne.
|Summary, etc.:|| Twelve-year-old Abilene Tucker is the daughter of a drifter who, in the summer of 1936, sends her to stay with an old friend in Manifest, Kansas, where he grew up, and where she hopes to find out some things about his past. Over the summer she pieces together his story. Having heard stories about Manifest, Abilene is disappointed to find that it's just a dried-up, worn-out old town. But her disappointment quickly turns to excitement when she discovers a hidden cigar box full of mementos, including some old letters that mention a spy known as the Rattler. These mysterious letters send Abilene and her new friends, Lettie and Ruthanne, on an honest-to-goodness spy hunt, even though they are warned to "Leave Well Enough Alone." Abilene throws all caution aside when she heads down the mysterious Path to Perdition to pay a debt to the reclusive Miss Sadie, a diviner who only tells stories from the past. It seems that Manifest's history is full of colorful and shadowy characters--and long-held secrets. The more Abilene hears, the more determined she is to learn just what role her father played in that history. And as Manifest's secrets are laid bare one by one, Abilene begins to weave her own story into the fabric of the town.
|Target Audience Note:|| 009-013.
|System Details Note:|| Requires OverDrive Media Console
Requires OverDrive Media Console (WMA file size: 119448 KB; MP3 file size: 233771 KB).
Mode of access: World Wide Web.
|Awards Note:|| Newbery Medal, 2011.
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