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The Night Garden

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The Night Garden

From Newbery Honor and National Book Award–winning author Polly Horvath, a magical middle-grade novel that includes a garden that grants wishes.

It is World War II and Franny Whitekraft lives with her parents, Sina and Old Tom, on a farm on Vancouver Island. Their peaceful life is interrupted when their neighbor, Crying Alice, begs Sina to watch her children while she goes to visit her husband at the military base because she suspects he’s up to no good. Soon after the children move in, letters arrive from their father that suggest he's about to do something to change their lives. Can the forbidden night garden that supposedly grants everyone one wish help? And, if so, at what cost?

The Night Garden
by Polly Horvath