Shadowmaker

eAudio - unabridged
Audio (5.13 hours)
Product Number: Z00559
Released: Mar 28, 2011
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781449880019
Narrator/s: Stina Nielsen
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Description

Katie Gillian's mother is a dedicated investigative reporter. Her articles have helped innocent men on death row and have halted the illegal dumping of toxic wastes. Now the Gillians have moved from their home in Dallas to a small, quiet Texas town, where Katie's mother is taking six months off to write a novel. In the local high school, Katie feels like an outsider. But as she meets the townspeople, she begins to feel fear as well. Someone prowls around outside her house at night. A homely girl who befriends Katie suddenly disappears. Now the Gillians are determined to discover what evil is lurking in the shadows of this seemingly ordinary town. Joan Lowery Nixon has written more than 90 books for young readers. A four-time winner of the Edgar Award and recipient of numerous other honors, she creates mysteries that immediately grab the attention of young adults. The psychological suspense of Shadowmaker is heightened by Stina Nielsen's dramatic narration.

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All formats/editions

eBook
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Author(s): Joan Lowery Nixon
Product Number EB00156196
Released: Dec 27, 2013
Business Term: 2 Year
ISBN: #9780307823502
Text
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Joan Lowery Nixon
Product Number 44470
Released: Jan 09, 2001
Business Term: Purchase
ISBN: #9781419380846
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Text - Paperback
Author(s): Joan Lowery Nixon
Product Number 13345
Released: Jan 23, 2001
Business Term: Purchase
Publisher: Laurel Leaf
ISBN: #9780440219422

Professional reviews

"This is Nixon at her best, made even better by Stina Nielsen's spirited reading. Katie and her mother, a reporter, move to a Texas town. When her mother begins to investigate toxic waste dumping, they are terrified to discover they are being ostracized. A wonderful whodunit evolves as Katie investigates the disappearance of her new friend, Lana. Nielsen is super with adult and young voices; she excels with the unappealing nasal quality of Katie's missing friend. She bestows each character with heart and allows the adults to stand on their good points--and bad. S.G.B. (c) AudioFile 2001, Portland, Maine"

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