Midnight for Charlie Bone

Midnight for Charlie Bone
By Jenny Nimmo
New York : Orchard Books, 2003.
401 pages Grades 5-7

Charlie Bone is living with his mom, two grandmothers and various aunts and uncles. Life is anything but normal for Charlie–the Bone side of the family has special powers and Charlie too is endowed. Charlie can hear what people are saying in pictures. When Charlie gets a wrong picture back from the store–he gets drawn into a missing child case. His bad aunts and grandma send him to Bloors Academy a place for kids who have special powers but evil lurks around every corner. This is a British book and it a delightful story to listen to. If you like Harry Potter you will enjoy this novel as well!

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Jenny Nimmo

Genre: Fantasy

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