Gloom Town

Ronald L. Smith (Author)
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Age Groups: Ages 10 to 12

From a Coretta Scott King/John Steptoe New Talent Award winner, a delightfully creepy story imbued with magic and seafaring mythology.

When twelve-year-old Rory applies for a job at a spooky mansion in his gloomy seaside town, he finds the owner, Lord Foxglove, odd and unpleasant. But he and his mom need the money, so he takes the job anyway. Rory soon finds that his new boss is not just strange, he's not even human—and he's trying to steal the townspeople's shadows. Together, Rory and his friend Isabella set out to uncover exactly what Foxglove and his otherworldly accomplices are planning. But can two kids defeat a group of ancient evil beings determined to take over the world?

A delightfully creepy tale from CSK/John Steptoe New Talent Award winning author Ronald L. Smith.

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SKU 133666
ISBN 9780358569770
Language English
Lexile ® Measure 650L
Page Count 288
Product Type Paperback Books
Book Type Middle Grade Novels
Primary Contributor Ronald L. Smith
Age Groups Ages 10 to 12
Publisher Clarion Books