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Katherine Forrester is ten years old when she is reunited with her mother Julie, a concert pianist who was hurt in a car accident years before. Their happiness doesn't last long, however; Julie dies and Katherine is sent to boarding school by her father and stepmother, Manya Sergeievna.

The days drag by, with Katherine studying piano at every opportunity and her classmates ignoring her. She does make a few friends during her time there, however, among them the aspiring actress Sarah Courtmont.
The review of this Book prepared by Vande Velde








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Plot & Themes

Tone of book?    -   thoughtful Time/era of story    -   1930's-1950's Kids growing up/acting up?    -   Yes Is this an adult or child's book?    -   Adult or Young Adult Book Age group of kid(s) in story:    -   grade school Parents/lack of parents problem?    -   boarding school! (wack wack!)

Main Character

Gender    -   Female Profession/status:    -   musician

Setting

How much descriptions of surroundings?    -   4 () Europe    -   Yes European country:    -   England/UK City?    -   Yes City:    -   New York

Writing Style

Amount of dialog    -   significantly more dialog than descript

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