A Tangle of Knots

by Lisa Graff

A Tangle of Knots

Hardcover, 230 pages, Penguin Group USA, List Price: $16.99 | purchase

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Eleven-year-old orphan baker Cady embarks on a journey that leads her to a mysterious house, an old recipe, a family of Talent-seeking children, and a Talent Thief who changes her life forever.

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"It's a perfect book for middle-grade readers for summer reading," Pearl says. "The main character is a young orphan named Cady, and she has no idea who her parents are. She comes to live above the lost luggage emporium in this strange city. And there she meets a lot of odd and interesting people, all of whom seem to have something to do with her background. And so in this quest to find out who she really is, we move forward in the plot rooting for Cady all the time.

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