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The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls

Legrand, Clare (Book - 2012)
Average Rating: 3.5 stars out of 5.
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls
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Practically-perfect twelve-year-old Victoria Wright must lie, sneak, and break the rules when her investigation of the disappearance of her best--and only--friend, Lawrence, reveals dark secrets about her town and the orphanage run by the reclusive Mrs. Cavendish.
Authors: Legrand, Clare
Statement of Responsibility: Clare Legrand ; illustrated by Sarah Watts
Title: The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls
Publisher: New York : Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers, c2012
Edition: 1st ed
Characteristics: viii, 343 p. : ill. ; 23 cm.
Summary: Practically-perfect twelve-year-old Victoria Wright must lie, sneak, and break the rules when her investigation of the disappearance of her best--and only--friend, Lawrence, reveals dark secrets about her town and the orphanage run by the reclusive Mrs. Cavendish.
Subject Headings: Fairy tales Best friends Fiction Friendship Fiction Perfectionism (Personality trait) Fiction Orphanages Fiction Missing children Fiction
Topical Term: Fairy tales
Best friends
Friendship
Perfectionism (Personality trait)
Orphanages
Missing children
Additional Contributors: Watts, Sarah Illustrator
LCCN: 2011028405
ISBN: 9781442442917
Branch Call Number: J FIC L
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12-year-old Victoria discovers that a local orphanage is something far more sinister when she sets out to investigate a series of disappearances. A terrifying tale laced with chilling secrets and stunning revelations.


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Oct 18, 2014
  • CATLIN rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Creepy, mysterious goings on in the neighborhood and Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls is at the heart of it all! Fun read for older kids.

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May 09, 2013
  • orange_cat_2391 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

orange_cat_2391 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over

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