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THE SECRETS OF the past meet the shocks of the present.

Aslaug is an unusual young woman. Her mother has brought her up in near isolation, teaching her about plants and nature and language—but not about life. Especially not how she came to have her own life, and who her father might be.

When Aslaugs mother dies unexpectedly, everything changes. For Aslaug is a suspect in her mothers death. And the more her story unravels, the more questions unfold. About the nature of Aslaugs birth. About what she should do next.

About whether divine miracles have truly happened. And whether, when all other explanations are impossible, they might still happen this very day.

Addictive, thought-provoking, and shocking, Madapple is a page-turning exploration of human nature and divine intervention—and of the darkest corners of the human soul.

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Addictive, thought-provoking, and shocking, this debut novel is a page-turning exploration of human nature and divine intervention--and of the darkest corners of the human soul. An ALA-YALSA Best Book for Young Adults.

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ISBN:
9780375851773
Author:
Meldrum, Christina
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf Books for Young Readers
Author:
Christina Meldrum
Subject:
Social Issues - General
Subject:
General Juvenile Fiction
Subject:
Situations / Physical & Emotional Abuse
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction-General
Subject:
Children s Young Adult-Social Issue Fiction
Subject:
religion;fiction;young adult;ya;family;mystery;incest;miracles;botany;mothers and daughters;mythology;trials;death;herbs;murder;trial;pregnancy;isolation;teen;herbology;abuse;fantasy;murder trial;novel;teen pregnancy;science;poison;mothers;murder trials
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Publication Date:
20100331
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 9
Language:
English
Pages:
416
Dimensions:
7.98x5.56x.88 in. .67 lbs.
Age Level:
14-17

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