⌂ write easy reader 聆 Serafina and the Black Cloak ਣ By Robert Beatty ᠀

⌂ write easy reader 聆 Serafina and the Black Cloak  ਣ By Robert Beatty ᠀ ⌂ write easy reader 聆 Serafina and the Black Cloak ਣ By Robert Beatty ᠀ Gr 57A mystery set at a sumptuous estate, featuring a courageous female protagonist entangled in a hair raising adventure It is 1899 and 12 year old Serafina lives with her Pa in the basement of the Bilt Estate in Asheville, NC Pa had come to Asheville years ago to help with construction and stayed on as a fixer of all things mechanical in the 250 room mansion For reasons unknown to Serafina, they must keep their nightly lodgings in the basement a secret as well as the existence of Serafina herself She has developed catlike skills in exploring the vast Bilt estate and enjoys sneaking through heating vents and other small spaces in order to eavesdrop on staff and inhabitants Her quiet existence is shattered when she witnesses a strange man dragging a tearful young girl down into the bowels of the vast home The man is wearing a large black cloak and reassures the young girl that everything is okay Suddenly, the captive struggles to get away from the man and his cloak appears to come alive It wraps itself around the terrified child as she calls out for help Serafina is frozen with fear and before she can react, the girl has vanished Serafina escapes, thanks to her agility, and discovers the next day that a visitor of the Vanderbilts by the name of Clara has disappeared during the night More children disappear and it becomes increasingly obvious that Serafina s new best friend, Braeden, is the man in the black cloak s newest target The story drips with suspense, wrapping readers into the narrative just as easily as the man in the black cloak binds his young victims Serafina s friendship with Braeden is heartfelt and believable The ending is tied up too neatly, but that s a minor quibble most horror and mystery fans will enjoy this book VERDICT A creepy, suspenseful read that s not quite as dark as the works of Neil Gaiman or Adam Gidwitz.Julie Shatterly, W A Bess Elementary School, Gastonia, NCKIRKUS REVIEWS Beatty spins an enchanting mystery through lonely Serafina s golden eyes.Each new clue adds another brush stroke to this keenly perceptive portrait of a young girl searching for answers about herself and the world around her.The book leaves readers satisfied with the plot but hungry for about its unusual heroine.Adults and children will eagerly follow Serafina into a world of self discovery, justice, and new friendships.SCHOOL LIBRARY JOURNAL SLJ06 01 2015 A mystery set at a sumptuous estate, featuring a courageous female protagonist entangled in a hair raising adventure.The story drips with suspense, wrapping readers into the narrative just as easily as the man in the black cloak binds his young victims Serafina s friendship with Braeden is heartfelt and believable.mystery fans will enjoy this book.VERDICT A creepy, suspenseful read that s not quite as dark as the works of Neil Gaiman or Adam Gidwitz School Library Journal SLJ Julie Shatterly, W A Bess Elementary School, Gastonia, NCHISTORICAL NOVEL SOCIETY Serafina narrates with an engaging voice that draws the reader into her world.The setting is just as engaging the Bilt drips with opulence Serafina and the Black Cloakis one of my favorite books I have ever read.GOODREADS Voted 1 Middle Grade Novel of 2015Goodreads Review Average 4.7 StarsHauntingly beautifulA mysterious and captivating readA page turner that I read in two days.A riveting mixture of historical fiction, fantasy, and mystery.Fast paced, suspenseful, and written with beautiful imagery.Sure to be a hit with my students Robert Beatty Books Author The Serafina Series, by Robert Beatty, is published Disney Hyperion Learn More Serafina and the Black Cloak on FREE shipping qualifying offers A brave unusual girl named lives secretly in basement of grand Bilt Estate amidst splendor Gilded Age Twisted Staff Series captures your interest first few pages, keeps a tight grip attention throughout, resolves important conflicts story, leaving wonderment about endless possibilities for future books Book s defeat Man has brought her out shadows into daylight realm home, Every night she visits mother forest, eager to learn ways catamount Official Trailer YouTube Jul , an exciting new book from who Beatty New York Times best selling serie Want Read Shelving menu Mia how serafina was created Restaurant Group conceived while Vittorio Assaf Fabio Granato were traumatically lost at sea small sailboat Wearing only bathing suits, suffering bitter cold, violent weather brand severe hunger pains, two stranded friends fantasized creating perfect pizza Relaxbuddy Online Shopping pa, estate maintenance man, warned keep herself hidden fancy folk survive floors above, but when children start disappearing, friend Braeden Vanderbilt must work together solve dark dangerous mystery Serafina, be Disney, page turner that sure hit with younger set as well many adults, like me 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    • Hardcover
    • 304 pages
    • Serafina and the Black Cloak
    • Robert Beatty
    • English
    • 2017-07-10T02:39+02:00