When Sadie moves back to her mother's home town in country Victoria, she finds herself drawn to the dried-up lake where eerie carved standing stones have recently been revealed. The wheeling crows seem to speak to her about an old wrong she must set right, and she finds herself c... read full description below.
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|Library of Congress
||Friendship, Country life - Australia - Juvenile fiction, Young adult fiction, Space and time
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When Sadie moves back to her mother's home town in country Victoria, she finds herself drawn to the dried-up lake where eerie carved standing stones have recently been revealed. The wheeling crows seem to speak to her about an old wrong she must set right, and she finds herself catapulted back to a time just after World War I...Three young men have just returned from the war: Sadie's grandfather who runs the local shop; the local landowner; and Jimmy Raven, an Indigenous stockman who works on the landowner's farm. Sadie discovers that Jimmy was killed under mysterious circumstances and that her grandfather helped cover it up...Back in her own time, Sadie befriends Walter, a boy from Mildura who may have a connection to Jimmy. Can Sadie and Walter work through the mystery and prevent a similar tragedy happening in their own time?
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||[An] exciting mystery. -- School Library Journal
Kate Constable is the author of The Singer of All Songs, The Waterless Sea, The Tenth Power (Chanters of Tremaris series), The Taste of Lightning, Cicada Summer, as well as two books for the Girlfriend Fiction series - Always Mackenzie and Winter of Grace.