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The Shadows

(2010)
(The first book in the Books of Elsewhere series)
A novel by

 
 
Old Ms. McMartin is definitely dead. Now her crumbling Victorian mansion lies vacant. When eleven-year-old Olive and her dippy mathematician parents move in, she knows there's something odd about the place - not least the walls covered in strange antique paintings. But when Olive finds a pair of old spectacles in a dusty drawer, she discovers the most peculiar thing yet: She can travel inside these paintings to a world that's strangely quiet . . . and eerily like her own Yet Elsewhere harbors dark secrets - and Morton, an undersized boy with an outsize temper.

As she and Morton form an uneasy alliance, Olive finds herself ensnared in a plan darker and more dangerous than she could have imagined, confronting a power that wants to be rid of her by any means necessary. It's up to Olive to save the house from the dark shadows, before the lights go out for good.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy

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Used availability for Jacqueline West's The Shadows

Hardback Editions

June 2011 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Shadows (Turtleback School & Library Binding Edition) (Books of Elsewhere)
Author(s): Jacqueline West
ISBN: 0-606-23070-X / 978-0-606-23070-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Turtleback
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November 2010 : USA Library Binding
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Title: The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere)
Author(s): Jacqueline West
ISBN: 1-4104-3139-8 / 978-1-4104-3139-4 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press
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June 2010 : USA Hardback
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Title: The Shadows (The Books of Elsewhere, Vol. 1)
Author(s): Jacqueline West
ISBN: 0-8037-3440-9 / 978-0-8037-3440-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Dial Books
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Paperback Editions

June 2011 : UK Paperback
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Title: The Shadows (Books of Elsewhere)
Author(s): Jacqueline West
ISBN: 0-14-241872-2 / 978-0-14-241872-7 (UK edition)
Publisher: Puffin Books
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Audio Editions

June 2010 : UK Audio CD
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Title: The Shadows (Books of Elsewhere)
Author(s): Jacqueline West
ISBN: 0-14-314571-1 / 978-0-14-314571-4 (UK edition)
Publisher: Penguin Audiobooks
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June 2010 : USA Audio edition
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Title: The Shadows: The Books of Elsewhere, Volume I
Author(s): Jacqueline West
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon   


June 2010 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: The Shadows: The Books of Elsewhere, Volume I
Author(s): Jacqueline West
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

June 2011 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: The Shadows: The Books of Elsewhere: Volume 1
Author(s): Jacqueline West
Publisher: Puffin Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA