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The Ancient One

The Ancient One

(1992)
(The second book in the Adventures of Kate series)
A novel by

 
When Kate travels to Blade, Oregon, to spend a quiet vacation with her Aunt Melanie, she has no idea of the adventures that lie ahead. Blade, Oregon is home of the magical Lost Crater, in which a grove of giant readwood trees has remained untouched for thousands of years. Now the ancient grove has become the center of a major dispute between those who wish to save this rare sanctuary and the local loggers who see Lost Crater as their last hope to rejuvenate their dying mill town. Caught up in the struggle, Kate feels compelled to learn more and decides to follow a trail into the crater, which, as legend has it, was made by the ancient Halami people believed to have once lived in the region. But for Kate, what starts out as a day's discovery soon turns intor a life's journey. With the help of an ancient walking stick, Kate is thrust back in time five hundred years. Quickly befriended by a young Halami girl, Laioni, Kate learns that not much as changed in five centuries as she is caught in the middle of a battle for the same wilderness. Confronted by a myrid of strange and frightening creatures, including the trickster Kandeldandel and the evil Gashra, who is bend on destroying everything he cannot control, Kate must complete her quest and return to her own time. But to do so, she must not only discover the truth behind her own beliefs, but also unravel an ancient and wondrous riddle bearing the knowledge of life's intricate and fragile balance.

Genre: Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

April 2009 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Ancient One
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 1-4395-1367-8 / 978-1-4395-1367-5 (USA edition)
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December 2003 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Ancient One (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition)
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 1-4177-4705-6 / 978-1-4177-4705-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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December 2003 : USA Hardback
Title: The Ancient One
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 0-7569-6642-6 / 978-0-7569-6642-3 (USA edition)
Publisher: Perfection Learning
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August 1994 : USA Library Binding
Title: The Ancient One
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 0-7857-3502-X / 978-0-7857-3502-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Rebound by Sagebrush
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August 1994 : USA Turtleback
Title: The Ancient One
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 0-606-11042-9 / 978-0-606-11042-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Demco Media Inc
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September 1992 : USA Hardback
Title: The Ancient One (The Adventures of Kate)
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 0-399-21899-8 / 978-0-399-21899-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Philomel Books
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Paperback Editions

March 2016 : USA Paperback
Title: The Ancient One
Author(s): Tom Barron
ISBN: 1-101-99702-8 / 978-1-101-99702-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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December 2003 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Ancient One (Kate Gordon)
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 0-441-01032-6 / 978-0-441-01032-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Ace
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August 1994 : USA Mass Market Paperback
Title: The Ancient One
Author(s): T A Barron
ISBN: 0-8125-3654-1 / 978-0-8125-3654-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Tor Books
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Kindle Editions

September 1992 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
Title: The Ancient One (The Adventures of Kate)
Author(s): T A Barron
Publisher: Philomel Books
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