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The Dragonfly Pool

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A beloved New York Times bestselling author returns to paper!

At first Tally doesn?t want to go to the boarding school called Delderton. But soon she discovers that it?s a wonderful place, where freedom and selfexpression are valued. Enamored of Bergania, a erene and peaceful country led by a noble king, Tally organizes a dance troupe to attend the international folk dancing festival there. There she meets Karil, the crown prince, who wants nothing more than ordinary friends. But when Karil?s father is assassinated, it?s up to Tally and her friends to help Karil escape the Nazis and the bleak future he?s inherited.

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While attending a folk dance festival in Bergania in the summer of 1939, Tally befriends Karil, the crown prince. After Karil's father is assassinated, Tally and her friends help Karil escape the Nazis and the bleak future he has inherited. Illustrations.

Synopsis:

A beloved New York Times bestselling author returns to paper

At first Tally doesn?t want to go to the boarding school called Delderton. But soon she discovers that it's a wonderful place, where freedom and selfexpression are valued. Enamored of Bergania, a erene and peaceful country led by a noble king, Tally organizes a dance troupe to attend the international folk dancing festival there. There she meets Karil, the crown prince, who wants nothing more than ordinary friends. But when Karil's father is assassinated, it's up to Tally and her friends to help Karil escape the Nazis and the bleak future he's inherited.

About the Author

Eva Ibbotson based Delderton on a boarding school she attended as a child. Today she lives in northern England. Kevin Hawkes lives in Gorham, Maine.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780142414866
Author:
Ibbotson, Eva
Publisher:
Puffin Books
Illustrator:
Hawkes, Kevin
Subject:
Mysteries, Espionage, & Detective Stories
Subject:
Readers - Intermediate
Subject:
Girls & Women
Subject:
Historical - Europe
Subject:
Love & Romance
Subject:
Historical fiction
Subject:
Assassination
Subject:
Mysteries & Detective Stories
Subject:
Children s-Historical Fiction-Europe
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Paperback / softback
Publication Date:
20091031
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
, Y
Pages:
384
Dimensions:
7.64x5.08x.99 in. .66 lbs.
Age Level:
08-12

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"Synopsis" by , While attending a folk dance festival in Bergania in the summer of 1939, Tally befriends Karil, the crown prince. After Karil's father is assassinated, Tally and her friends help Karil escape the Nazis and the bleak future he has inherited. Illustrations.
"Synopsis" by , A beloved New York Times bestselling author returns to paper

At first Tally doesn?t want to go to the boarding school called Delderton. But soon she discovers that it's a wonderful place, where freedom and selfexpression are valued. Enamored of Bergania, a erene and peaceful country led by a noble king, Tally organizes a dance troupe to attend the international folk dancing festival there. There she meets Karil, the crown prince, who wants nothing more than ordinary friends. But when Karil's father is assassinated, it's up to Tally and her friends to help Karil escape the Nazis and the bleak future he's inherited.

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