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De los Santos, Marisa.
New York : Harper, 2014
IL 5-8, RL 5.7

(2 booktalks)
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Booktalk #1

When Margaret OíMalleyís father is framed for murder and sentenced to death, she is prepared to do anything to prove his innocence. Thanks to her family inheritance, the ability to time travel, she feels certain she can discover and then change the beginning of the problem. However, she is more than a little surprised to find that in order to save her father, she must first save Lucas Biggs, the judge who sentenced him to death.  (Booktalk by the Louisiana Young Readers' Choice Committee)

Booktalk #2

Teenager Margaret and her family have a special ability that they vow never to use. They can time travel. Margaretís father warns her that the consequences of using this ability are too severe to ever try. However, Margaretís father became a whistleblower against a big business, and now he has been convicted of arson and murder, crimes he did not commit. One of the men responsible for her fatherís injustice is the evil and corrupt Judge Biggs. Now Margaret, with the help of her best friend Charlie and his Grandpa Joshua, is going back in time to try to prevent Judge Biggs from becoming evil and, hopefully, to keep Margaretís father out of prison. Will Margaret be able to save Judge Biggs and her father? Find out in Saving Lucas Biggs by Marisa De los Santos and David Teague. 
(Oklahoma Sequoyah Award, 2017)

SUBJECTS:     Fantasy fiction.
                        Mystery and detective stories.
                        Mystery fiction.
                        Time travel -- Fiction.

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