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A Little Taste of Poison
by R. J. Anderson


Overview - Twelve-year-old Isaveth tries to take down the man who framed her father for murder in this lively follow-up to A Pocket Full of Murder , which Kirkus Reviews called "thoroughly entertaining."
The city of Tarreton is powered by magic, from simple tablets that light lamps to advanced Sagery that can murder a man from afar.
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Overview
Twelve-year-old Isaveth tries to take down the man who framed her father for murder in this lively follow-up to A Pocket Full of Murder, which Kirkus Reviews called "thoroughly entertaining."
The city of Tarreton is powered by magic, from simple tablets that light lamps to advanced Sagery that can murder a man from afar. Isaveth has a talent for spell-making, but as a girl from a poor neighborhood she never dreamed she could study at the most exclusive magical school in the city. So when she's offered a chance to attend, she eagerly accepts.
The school is wonderful, but old and new enemies confront Isaveth at every turn, and she begins to suspect her scholarship might be more a trap than a gift. Even her secret meetings with Esmond, her best friend and partner in crime-solving, prove risky--especially once he hatches a plan to sneak her into the biggest society event of the season. It's their last chance to catch the corrupt politician who once framed her father for murder. How can Isaveth refuse?

 
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  • ISBN-13: 9781481437745
  • ISBN-10: 1481437747
  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
  • Publish Date: September 2016
  • Page Count: 368
  • Reading Level: Ages 9-12
  • Dimensions: 8.4 x 5.8 x 1.3 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 1 pounds


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Books > Juvenile Fiction > Fantasy & Magic
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