The dollhouse murders

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Publisher:
Holiday House,
Pub. Date:
c1983.
Edition:
1st ed.
Language:
English
Accelerated Reader:
IL: MG - BL: 4.3 - AR Pts: 5
Lexile measure:
670L
Fountas & Pinnell:
S
Description
Best-selling author Betty Ren Wright earned eight state awards for this middle-grade mystery about a murder kept secret in a dollhouse.Amy is terrified. She hears scratching and scurrying noises coming from the dollhouse, and the dolls she was playing with are not where she left them. Dolls can't move by themselves, she tells herself. But every night when Amy goes into the attic to check on the dollhouse, it is filled with an eerie light and the dolls have moved again! Are the dolls trying to tell her something? Are their movements connected to grisly murders of her own great-grandparents?
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ISBN:
9780823404971
9780590434614
Accelerated Reader:
MG
Level 4.3, 5 Points
Lexile measure:
670L
Fountas & Pinnell:
S
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Full title dollhouse murders
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Last Update 2018-03-02 04:39:50AM
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display_description "Twelve-year-old Amy is having difficulties at home being responsible for her brain-damaged sister, Louann. While visiting her Aunt Clare at the old family home, she discovers an eerily-haunted dollhouse in the attic-an exact replica of the family home. Whenever she sees it, the dolls, representing her relatives, have moved. Her aunt won't listen to Amy's claims that the dolls are trying to tell her something. This leads Amy to research old news reports where she discovers a family secret-the murder of her grandparents. The two sisters unravel the mystery. Amy grows to accept her sister and to understand that Louann is more capable than she had first thought."--Goodreads.com
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subject_facet Dollhouses -- Juvenile fiction, Dolls -- Juvenile fiction, Mystery and detective stories, Mystery and detective stories -- Fiction, People with mental disabilities -- Juvenile fiction, Sisters -- Juvenile fiction
title_display The dollhouse murders
title_full The dollhouse murders / Betty Ren Wright
title_short The dollhouse murders
topic_facet Dollhouses, Dolls, Mystery and detective stories, People with mental disabilities, Sisters