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Fleischman, Paul.
New York : HarperTrophy, 1980.
IL 5-8, RL 5.6
ISBN 0064403645
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The Half-a-Moon Inn is about a mute boy named Aaron who is being left alone by his mother on his 12th birthday. She's going into town to get him a present. The next day his mother has not returned and a blizzard has struck and he goes out to find her. While he is searching he comes across an inn, the Half-a-Moon inn. The innkeeper there, Ms grackle, traps him there and forces him to work for her,  making fires, and cooking the meals. He also later finds out that she is a pickpocket and steals from all her guests. Will Aaron ever find his mother? Find out in The Half-a-Moon Inn.  (David C., student)
SUBJECTS:    Mutism -- Fiction.
                        People with disabilities -- Fiction.
                        Hotels, motels, etc. -- Fiction.
                        Kidnapping -- Fiction.


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