The looking glass / Janet McNally.

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    • Publication Information:
      First edition.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: A copy of Grimms' Fairy Tales sends Sylvie, a sixteen-year-old ballerina-in-training, in search of her runaway older sister amid strange happenings, such as a woman leaving a shoe behind while running.-- Provided by Publisher.
    • Abstract:
      Summary: Julia Blake has disappeared-- did she run away, or is she in trouble? When a copy of their favorite fairy-story book arrives with a mysterious list inside, her sister Sylvie begins to see signs of her sister, and their favorite fairy tales, everywhere she goes: a figure in a red cape walking a wolf; a silver shoe abandoned by a girl in blue. With the help of her best friend's brother, Sylvie sets out to follow the strange signs right to Julia and return to New York with her in tow. But sometimes the damsel in distress can only save herself.... -- adapted from jacket
    • Notes:
      Includes bibliographical references (pages 325-326).
    • ISBN:
      9780062436276
      0062436279
    • Accession Number:
      2017034545
    • Accession Number:
      on1001455996
      1001455996
    • Accession Number:
      fay.585523
  • Citations
    • ABNT:
      MCNALLY, J. The looking glass. [s.l.] : HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018. Disponível em: . Acesso em: 12 nov. 2019.
    • AMA:
      McNally J. The Looking Glass. HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers; 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.585523. Accessed November 12, 2019.
    • APA:
      McNally, J. (2018). The looking glass. HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers. Retrieved from http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.585523
    • Chicago/Turabian: Author-Date:
      McNally, Janet. 2018. The Looking Glass. HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.585523.
    • Harvard:
      McNally, J. (2018) The looking glass. HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers. Available at: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.585523 (Accessed: 12 November 2019).
    • Harvard: Australian:
      McNally, J 2018, The looking glass, HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, viewed 12 November 2019, .
    • MLA:
      McNally, Janet. The Looking Glass. HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018. EBSCOhost, search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.585523.
    • Chicago/Turabian: Humanities:
      McNally, Janet. The Looking Glass. HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, 2018. http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.585523.
    • Vancouver/ICMJE:
      McNally J. The looking glass [Internet]. HarperTeen, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers; 2018 [cited 2019 Nov 12]. Available from: http://search.ebscohost.com/login.aspx?direct=true&site=eds-live&db=cat05595a&AN=fay.585523

Reviews

Booklist Reviews 2018 May #1

*Starred Review* As far back as Sylvie can remember, her older sister, Julia, was the star, drawing attention at their prestigious ballet academy and in life. But then came Julia's accident, her painkiller addiction, and then, finally, her disappearance, leaving Sylvie to carry on—in ballet and in life—alone. When a long-lost copy of a book of fairy tales shows up in the mail with enigmatic doodles on its end pages, Sylvie knows it's from Julia, but it's a cryptic map at best. Then Sylvie starts crossing paths with people too similar to fairy tale characters to be coincidental. Convinced she's losing her mind, Sylvie reluctantly enlists the help of her best friend's brother, who comes equipped with an ancient Volvo and a Fleetwood Mac playlist, and blows off ballet camp for a road trip across the Eastern Seaboard to find her sister. If Julia truly wants to be found, however, remains to be seen, and even if she is found, whether or not she can be saved may not be up to Sylvie. In her sophomore offering, McNally (Girls in the Moon, 2016) puts not a single note out of place. Similar in concept, though softer in tone, to Melissa Albert's The Hazel Wood (2018), this is a precise, musical novel that's extraordinarily effective in format. A bittersweet modern fairy tale, tinged with magical realism, that will touch hearts. Grades 7-10. Copyright 2018 Booklist Reviews.

Horn Book Guide Reviews 2019 Spring

Sixteen-year-old Sylvie ditches her ballet training to search for her older sister Julia, a former ballerina who left town after a career-ending injury. Along the way, Sylvie sees mysterious fairy-tale visions, deals with her own uncertainties about ballet, and falls in love. McNally's prose is an intoxicating blend of witty, magical, and melancholy. The fairy-tale theme entwines gracefully with real-life hope and heartbreak, making this a poignant read. Copyright 2019 Horn Book Guide Reviews.