THE HALF-A-MOON INN
New York : HarperTrophy, 1980.
IL 5-8, RL 5.6
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Half-a-Moon Inn is about a mute boy named Aaron who is being left alone
by his mother on his 12th birthday. She's going into town to get him a
present. The next day his mother has not returned and a blizzard has struck
and he goes out to find her. While he is searching he comes across an inn,
the Half-a-Moon inn. The innkeeper there, Ms grackle, traps him there and
forces him to work for her, making fires, and cooking the meals.
He also later finds out that she is a pickpocket and steals from all her
guests. Will Aaron ever find his mother? Find out in The Half-a-Moon Inn.
(David C., student)
Mutism -- Fiction.
People with disabilities -- Fiction.
Hotels, motels, etc. -- Fiction.
Kidnapping -- Fiction.
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