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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Crookston Public Library Y FAR (Text) 33500013171806 New Available -
Moorhead Public Library Y FAR (Text) 33500013171814 New Checked out 05/05/2020
Hallock Public Library ya FAR (Text) 35500006223018 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 9781250304506
  • ISBN: 1250304504
  • Physical Description: 458 pages ; 24 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Imprint, a part of Macmillan Children's Publishing Group, LLC., 2019.

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[In 1978] at the very southern tip of South America looms an isolated finishing school. Legend has it that the land will curse those who settle there. But for Mavi -- a bold Buenos Aires native fleeing the military regime that took her mother -- it offers an escape to a new life as a young teacher to Argentina's elite girls. Mavi tries to embrace the strangeness of the imposing house -- despite warnings not to roam at night, threats from an enigmatic young man, and rumors of mysterious Others. But one of Mavi's ten students is missing, and when students and teachers alike begin to behave as if possessed, the forces haunting this unholy cliff will no longer be ignored. One of these spirits holds a secret that could unravel Mavi's existence. In order to survive she must solve a cosmic mystery -- and then fight for her life.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 December #2
    In order to escape the men who took her mother, Argentinian Mavi has fled to the elite Vaccaro School, rumored to be cursed because of its location on indigenous Zapuche lands. From the moment she arrives in icy Patagonia, there's something ominous surrounding the campus, and as she takes on her role as English instructor, Mavi finds that one of her ten students is missing. The more she discovers about the school, the closer she comes to finding out what haunts it and solving a mystery much larger than she could have imagined. A number of surprises culminates in a shocking twist of an ending and will have readers rethinking the entire book and grappling with questions of morality. Readers should be cautioned about depictions of suicide and abuse, but those in search of classic Gothic horror will be drawn in by the elegant writing and eerie atmosphere—before it changes into something unexpected. Grades 10-12. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Born in Los Angeles, Sara Faring is a multilingual Argentine-American fascinated by literary puzzles. After working in investment banking at J.P. Morgan, she worked at Penguin Random House. She holds degrees from the University of Pennsylvania in International Studies and from the Wharton School in Business. The Tenth Girl is her debut book. She currently resides in New York City.

Subject: Schools > Juvenile fiction.
Paranormal fiction.
Missing children > Juvenile fiction.
Patagonia (Argentina and Chile) > Juvenile fiction.
Young adult fiction.
Genre: Paranormal fiction.
Detective and mystery fiction.

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