Hayleys parents disappeared when she was a baby. Since then, she has been raised and homeschooled by her grandparents. Grandad is overworked and travels a lot; Grandma is much too strict and never lets her meet any children her own age. When Hayley does something wrongshe is not quite sure whatthey pack her off to her aunts in Ireland. To Hayleys shock, her family is much bigger than she thought; to her delight, the children all play what they call the game, where they visit a place called the mythosphere. And while she plays the game, Hayley learns more about her own place in the world than she had ever expected. This original novella by Diana Wynne Jones is sharply funny, fast-paced, and surprising until its very endlike all of this acclaimed authors work.
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|Grouping Author||jones diana wynne|
|Last Grouping Update||2018-07-04 04:40:37AM|
|Last Indexed||2018-07-17 04:57:58AM|
|author||Jones, Diana Wynne.|
|author_display||Jones, Diana Wynne|
|detailed_location_arlington||Central Kids Fiction|
|display_description||Sent to a boisterous family gathering in Ireland by her overly strict grandmother, orphaned Hayley feels out of place until her unruly cousins include her in a special game involving travel through the mythosphere, the place where all the world's stories can be found, and where some secrets of her past are revealed.|
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|owning_library_arlington||Arlington Public Library, Aurora Hills, Central, Cherrydale, Columbia Pike, Connection Crystal City, Detention Center, Glencarlyn, Local History, Plaza, Shirlington, Westover|
|record_details||ils:.b13041794|Book|Books||English|Firebird,|c2007.|179 p. ; 19 cm.|
|subject_facet||Cousins -- Fiction, Cousins -- Juvenile fiction, Fantasy, Mythology, Greek -- Fiction, Mythology, Greek -- Juvenile fiction|
|title_full||The game / Diana Wynne Jones|