The Lie Tree

The Lie Tree by Frances Hardinge

Publisher Information:  New York, NY:  Amulet Books, 2016

Summary:  On an island off the south coast of Victorian England, Faith investigates the mysterious death of her father, who was involved in a scandal.  She discovers a tree that bears fruit only when she whispers a lie to it...and the fruit, in turn, delivers a hidden truth.  Does the tree hold the key to her father's murder?  Or will it lead the murderer to Faith herself?

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Author interview:  HERE

Educator's guide:  HERE

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