Ten Original Tales of Freaks, Illusionists, and Other Matters Odd and Magical

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Random House, Inc.
Freaks, magicians, psychics, and the passing strange take center stage in ten original tales by top YA authors and graphic novelists.

Molly is a bearded girl who joins the circus, only to fi nd that her former tormentor faces a far hairier plight. Tia claims that her lamented mom is a three-thousand-year-old mummy, but is it really an act? Cody sets out to foil a pop psychic, but the shocking result is not what he planned for. And Tiffany's grandma sees something wild in her future, but is the girl prepared for the powerful shape it will take? Whether the sideshow touts a two-headed rat or a turn-of-the-century American jargo, whether the subject discovers an odd kind of miracle or learns that the real freaks are outside the tent, these stories and graphic tales are by turns humorous and insightful, edgy and eerie, but always compulsively entertaining.

Baker & Taylor
An eery and entertaining collection of dark tales filled with strange and unique people, creatures, and spirits for young adults, with stories from Margo Lanangan, Shawn Cheng, and others. 10,000 first printing.

& Taylor

Presents ten original tales by modern-day authors, featuring mediums and mummies, spinsters and bearded ladies, circus freaks and monsters of every sort.
A collection of dark tales filled with strange and unique people, creatures, and spirits includes stories from Margo Lanagan, Shawn Cheng, and Annette Curtis Klause.

Publisher: Somerville, Mass. : Candlewick Press, 2009
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780763637521
Characteristics: 1 v. : ill
Additional Contributors: Noyes, Deborah


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