Laura Amy Schlitz http://wkms.org en Good Read: Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz http://wkms.org/post/good-read-splendors-and-glooms-laura-amy-schlitz <p>We continue our occasional series previewing good reads for young adults from Katherine Farmer, Coordinator of the Racers Children's Preview Collection at Murray State University. This week's recommended read is <em>Splendors and Glooms</em>, by Laura Amy Schlitz. Winner of the 2013 Newbery Honor, <em>Splendors and Glooms</em> tells the story of two orphans in splendorous Victorian London who unravel the mystery of a girl gone missing, a suspicious puppeteer, and a sinister old witch. Critics describe this young adult novel as "wonderfully twisty, delightfully eerie, and utterly transporting."&nbsp;</p><p><a href="http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/0763653802/ref=as_li_qf_sp_asin_tl?ie=UTF8&amp;camp=1789&amp;creative=9325&amp;creativeASIN=0763653802&amp;linkCode=as2&amp;tag=wwwwkmsorg-20" style="line-height: 1.5;">Click here to purchase the book on Amazon</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;">.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 07 Jun 2013 14:45:00 +0000 Matt Markgraf & Katherine Farmer 31888 at http://wkms.org Good Read: Splendors and Glooms by Laura Amy Schlitz