The Ice Castle: An Adventure in Music

The Ice Castle: An Adventure in Music

by Pendred Noyce, Joan Charles

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Overview

The return to Lexicon begins when thirteen-year-old cousins Ivan and Daphne find their Aunt Adelaide deathly ill. Leaving their aunt to rest, Ivan and Daphne accidentally let their younger cousin, Lila, in on their secret world of Lexicon.

Ivan and Daphne must track Lila, who disappears, through the frozen landscape to the Land of Winter where social status and freedom is determined by how well one sings. Fortunately for Lila, her musical talent lands her in the most favorable place. Separated by class now, the cousins face the cold, hunger, poverty, illness, injustice, and the malicious plotting of a power-hungry blind man. Slave, servant, and fine lady, the three cousins must escape their own imprisonment before they reunite, provoke a revolution, and restore spring to the Land of Winter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780983021971
Publisher: Mighty Media, Inc.
Publication date: 08/07/2012
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Pages: 448
File size: 7 MB
Age Range: 9 - 12 Years

About the Author

Pendred (Penny) Noyce is a doctor, education reformer, and writer. She grew up in Silicon Valley, California, surrounded by apricot orchards and fields of mustard. Along with her brother and sisters, she rode ponies, put on plays, and explored the rapidly changing countryside.

As an adult, Noyce has practiced internal medicine, supervised medical residents, and become a leader in Massachusetts mathematics and science education reform. She serves on a number of nonprofit boards, including that of the Noyce Foundation, and she chairs the boards of Maine’s Libra Foundation and the Rennie Center for Education Research and Policy. She loves to give talks to teachers and kids. Noyce is married with five children who all love to read, travel, ski, and seek out adventures. She has yet to visit Australia and Antarctica. She lives in the western suburbs of Boston with the parts of her family that haven't already grown up.

Joan Charles lives in Santa Monica, California. As a child she put on plays and puppet shows, wrote and illustrated a family newspaper, and played endless games of Parcheesi with her sisters on rainy summer days. Her favorite thing to do was draw and make up stories, and that's still true today.

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The Ice Castle: An Adventure in Music 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 6 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Oh whew
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
White pelt with a lightning bolt marking on side and im a male cat. Has hazel eyes and fluffy paws but good at fighting.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Discription:Silver pelt with frostblue eyes ,shecat. Wants to have kits.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Name: Shadowwhisker * Age: 7 moons * Desription: black shecat with white paws and underbelly and stormy grey eyes * Rank: warrior * Mate: none * Gender: shecat * Kits: none, but would want kits someday
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Thanks for joining Winterclan! Silver grey tom: I don't know your name, but you can be deputy. Shadowwhisker: Thanks for telling me your name! You can be a warrior. As soon as we get some kits, you guys can have some apprentices. White she-cat: I don't know your name, but you can be a warrior. As soon as there are kits in Winterclan, I'll give you an apprentice.
MomsChoiceAwards More than 1 year ago
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