An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes) (Paperback)

By Ann Rinaldi

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780152053871, 384pp.

Publication Date: March 1, 2005

Other Editions of This Title:
Paperback (4/1/1999)
Prebound (3/1/2005)
Hardcover (10/1/1997)

List Price: 9.99*
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Fourteen-year-old Emily Pigbush suspects that her uncle is involved in body snatching. Meanwhile, her best friend's family is accused of plotting to kill Abraham Lincoln, and Emily is left unsure of whom she can trust.
Includes a reader's guide.

About the Author

ANN RINALDI is an award-winning author best known for bringing history vividly to life. A self-made writer and newspaper columnist for twenty-one years, Ms. Rinaldi attributes her interest in history to her son, who enlisted her to take part in historical reenactments up and down the East Coast. She lives with her husband in central New Jersey. 

Praise For An Acquaintance with Darkness (Great Episodes)

* "Makes readers feel as if they are living in history."  —Booklist, starred review
An ALA Best Book for Young Adults
A New York Public Library Book for the Teen Age