Source:Arthur A. Levine Books, Volume 1st, New York, p.314 (2010)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PR9199.4 .B684 P53 2010
Keywords:Cats--Fiction, Cats--Juvenile fiction, Fantasy, Fantasy fiction, Human-animal relationships--Fiction, Human-animal relationships--Juvenile fiction, Magic--Fiction, Magic--Juvenile fiction, Occult fiction, Orphans--Fiction, Orphans--Juvenile fiction, Witchcraft--Fiction, Witchcraft--Juvenile fiction, Wood carving--Fiction, Wood carving--Juvenile fiction
Contents: The Skara Rok -- The stranger -- The fish, the axe, and the bargain -- The Roamers -- The road and the rain -- Secrets and roses -- Toila -- The bog camp -- The bear cage -- The punt, the pool, and the empty road -- A ghost in the river -- Fog -- Shadow -- Blood and questions -- The abandoned country -- The peace of lov -- The stone city -- An exchange of gifts -- The names of the dead.; Summary: Plain Kate's odd appearance and expertise as a woodcarver cause some to think her a witch, but friendship with a talking cat and, later, with humans help her to survive and even thrive in a world of magic, charms, and fear.
Lexile measure 630; Ages 12 and up; Book level 4.4; Fantasy