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Publication Date: 1 Oct 2020
Subject: Younger teen novels
Suitable for: Secondary (Year 7, Year 8, Year 9)
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In Siena a little girl and her brother, sent to an orphanage when their mother is arrested, escape and try to find out the truth about their mother's plight.
In an Italian city ravaged by plague, Sofia's mother carves beautiful momentoes from the bones of loved ones. But one day, she doesn't return home. Did her work lead her into danger? Sofia and her little brother Ermin are sent to the convent orphanage but soon escape, led by an enigmatic new friend and their pet crow, Corvith.
Together they cross the city underground, following clues in bones up to the towers of Siena, where - circled by magpies - the children find the terrible truth ...