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McKinty, Adrian.
THE LIGHTHOUSE LAND
New York : Amulet Books, 2006
IL YA
ISBN 081095480X
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When Jamie OíNeillís mother inherits a small island in Ireland, she packs the two of them and they move from Harlem to the Irish coast. Devastated by the loss of his arm from cancer, Jamie hasnít spoken in a year and his mother hopes this will shake him out of his depression. When they arrive, they discover the island includes a lighthouse. But not just any lighthouse. This lighthouse has a secret, which only Jamie, the last descendant of an Irish king, can solve. This secret will lead Jamie and his friend Ramsey across the universe through a wormhole. And this is a secret that could change everything.  (Pennsylvania Young Readerís Choice Awards nominee, 2008-2009)
SUBJECTS: Time travel -- Fiction.
                    Magic -- Fiction.
                    Ireland -- Fiction.

 
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