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Eight Keys

by Suzanne LaFleur

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Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur
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Elise and Franklin have always been best friends. Elise has always lived in the big house with her loving Uncle and Aunt, because Elise's parents died when she was too young to remember them.  There's always been a barn behind the house with eight locked doors on the second floor.

When Elise and Franklin start middle school, things feel all wrong. Bullying. Not fitting in. Franklin suddenly seems babyish.  Then, soon after her 12th birthday, Elise receives a mysterious key left for her by her father. A key that unlocks one of the eight doors upstairs in the bar...

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"Starred Review. LaFleur... writes with uncommon sensitivity to the fraught period between childhood and the teenage years, when friendships balance on a razor's edge and nothing feels certain." - Publishers Weekly

"This story of preteen angst contains many compelling, original moments that, unfortunately, do not combine for a realistic portrayal of blossoming maturity." - Kirkus Reviews

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Suzanne LaFleur

Suzanne LaFleur attended graduate school at The New School in New York City, where she began to write her first published novel, Love, Aubrey. She currently works at The Anderson School, a New York City Public School for gifted children. Visit her online at www.suzannelafleur.com.

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