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Moriarty, Jaclyn.
New York : Arthur A. Levine Books, 2013
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Fourteen year old  Madeleine and her mother are now living in a small flat in Cambridge, England after leaving their old life behind.  They are now living in poverty and having to adjust to a brand new lifestyle rather than the life of luxury they are used to.  Madeleine  meets Elliot when she sees him put a letter into a crack in a sculpture.  Elliot sort of lives in the same place.  Well, he actually lives in the Kingdom of Cello which is an alternate place.  People have stopped traveling between Cambridge and Cello a very long time ago but Elliot has discovered a small crack between the two worlds that allows him to correspond with Madeleine.  The two strike up a friendship but Madeleine thinks all the talk about Cello is some wonderful imaginary fairy tale that Elliot has made up.  But through the letters, the two begin to understand that by helping each other, their own worlds make more sense.

SUBJECTS:     Interpersonal relations -- Fiction.
                        Magic -- Fiction.
                        Missing persons -- Fiction.
                        Color -- Fiction.
                        Princesses -- Fiction.
                        Cambridge (England) -- Fiction.
                        England -- Fiction.

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