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Moloney, James.
New York : HarperCollins, 2007
IL 5-8, RL 6.5
ISBN 0060578432
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Marcel is brought to an orphanage in the dead of night to a Wizard who wants to erase the boy’s memory.  Fortunately fate intervenes and he is able to remember his name.  Because of this advantage he is able to help a brother and sister at the orphanage and they are plunged in to court intrigue when they find they are related and of royal blood.
The major force in the story is the Book of Lies which reveals a speaker’s lies when he or she is near the Book.  BUT THE BOOK IS RUNNING OUT OF PAGES. What will happen then…   (New Hampshire Great Stone Face nominee, 2008-2009)
SUBJECTS: Identity -- Fiction.
                    Magic -- Fiction.
                    Books and reading -- Fiction.
                    Orphanages -- Fiction.

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