The Splendor Falls
By Rosemary Clement-Moore
(Delacorte Books for Young Readers, Paperback, 9780385736916, 528pp.)
Publication Date: January 11, 2011
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Sylvie Davis is a ballerina who can't dance, she lost everything important to her in one missed step.
Uprooting her from her Manhattan apartment, and shipping her to Alabama is her mother's solution for Sylvie's unhappiness. But life might not be any more simple down south. As it turns out, her family has a lot more history than Sylvie ever knew. More unnerving, though, are the two guys that she can't stop thinking about.
Then Sylvie starts seeing things. A girl down by the lake. A man peering into the window. And a graveyard with an oddly placed headstone. Sylvie's lost nearly everything—is she starting to lose her mind as well?
ROSEMARY CLEMENT-MOORE lives and writes in Arlington, Texas. The Splendor Falls is her fourth book for young readers. You can visit Rosemary at ReadRosemary.com.