The dream of the stone by Christina Askounis

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Fifteen-year-old Sarah discovers that her brilliant older brother"s top-secret research for the Institute involves interstellar travel and a threat to a planet millions of light-years away.

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StatementChristina Askounis.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsPZ7.A8374 Dr 1994
The Physical Object
Pagination379 p.(large print) ;
Number of Pages379
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL1430676M
ISBN 100786201479
LC Control Number93042092
OCLC/WorldCa29477943

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