The Lost Girl




      The Lost Girl
When you re an identical twin, your story always starts with someone else For Iris, that means her story starts with Lark Iris has always been the grounded, capable, and rational one Lark has been inventive, dreamy, and brilliant and from their first moments in the world together, they ve never left each other s side Everyone around them realized early on what the two sisters already knew they had better outcomes when they were together.When fifth grade arrives, however, it is decided that Iris and Lark should be split into different classrooms, and something breaks in them both Iris is no longer so confident Lark retreats into herself as she deals with challenges at school And at the same time, something strange is happening in the city around them, things both great and small going missing without a trace As Iris begins to understand that anything can be lost in the blink of an eye, she decides it s up to her to find a way to keep her sister safe. Download The Lost Girl – heartforum.co.uk

Anne Ursu is the author of several fantasies for young readers, including THE REAL BOY, which was longlisted for the National Book Award, and BREADCRUMBS, which was named as one of the best books of the year by Publishers Weekly, , and School Library Journal She is also the recipient of a McKnight Fellowship She teaches at the Hamline University s Masters of Fine Arts in Writing for Children and Young Adults, and lives in Minneapolis Her next book, THE LOST GIRL, will be out in February 2018.


      The Lost Girl
 By Anne Ursu IBN : 0062275097 Format : Hardcover – heartforum.co.uk
  • Hardcover
  • 368 pages
  • The Lost Girl
  • Anne Ursu
  • English
  • 18 June 2017
  • 0062275097

10 thoughts on “ The Lost Girl

  1. Rachel Reads Ravenously says:

    3 stars Picked this book up because the premise sounded interesting I liked the depiction of what it was like to be a twin and I think many twin children and adults will identify with these characters I also liked the artwork There was just too much exposition for me and not enough action, 200 pages in and there still didn t seem to be much of a plot.But overall I liked it and I can totally see myself recommending ...

  2. Heidi Heilig says:

    MY NEED IT IS MIGHTY.

  3. Jessica says:

    Powerful story about sisterhood, twinhood, girlhood I highly recommend this to all readers, regardless of age or gender, because of what it has to say about growing up, finding yourself, and being independent vs knowing when you need help.

  4. Brandy Painter says:

    Originally posted here at Random Musings of a Bibliophile.I knew The Lost Girl by Anne Ursu was going to hold a special place in my heart just a couple chapters in About half way through I had a feeling it would be the book of 2019 that I would try to shove into the hands of any and all who expressed slightest interest in a book recommendation By the time I was finished with it, I knew it would be a book that would stay with me always Then comes this part The part where I want to tell the wo Originally posted here at Random Musings of a Bibliophile.I...

  5. TheBookSmugglers says:

    This was WONDERFUL Beautifully written and emotional and I could relate with Iris so MUCH for taking care and worrying about her sister to the point of forgetting about her own health 3and then there are the groups that surround the girls and Camp Awesome is SO AWESOME

  6. Kidlitter says:

    A DRC was provided by Edelweiss for a fair and honest review.Lark and Iris, how I wanted to like youDespite this reader being wary of books about twins, your author is a good writer with the best of intentions for you She wants to write a book about girls being diminished by the patriarchy, an insensitive school culture, poor though well meaning parenting, and their own self doubt She also wants to throw in a good dose of not so nice magic borrowed from everyone from Grimm to Stephen Ki A DRC was provided by Edelweiss for a fair and honest review.Lark and Iris, how I wanted to like youDespite this reader being wary of books about twins, your author is a good writer with the best of intentions for you She wants to write a book about girls being diminished by the patriarchy, an insensitive school culture, poor though well meaning parenting, and their own self doubt She also wants...

  7. DaNae says:

    I was so bored throughoutthan three quarters of this book I m a fan of character based world building If the author gives me someone to care about, I m all there Iris and Lark however, just seemed to wallow in the enjoyment of their own perceived victim hood I had no patience for it When the final twisty climax arrived, ...

  8. Colby Sharp says:

    Amazing Captivating Distinguished.

  9. Tirzah says:

    2.5 starsAnne Ursu writes well and her stories are imaginative however, after reading The Lost Girl, I learned that we may have different views on certain topics and that difference hindered me from enjoying the book as much as I would have liked Otherwise, I will say that this was an overall interesting book that I recommend for middle school readers who enjoy realistic fiction and a touch of magic mystery A forewarning to sensitive readers that the ending is kind of creepy, although the cre 2.5 starsAnne Ursu writes well and her stories are imaginative however, after reading The Lost Girl, I learned that we may have different views on certain topics and that d...

  10. Katie says:

    So a lot of this book was five stars all the way, but the ending didn t quite work for me I knew this book included magic, but I think I neededmagic along the way It just felt like a LOT all at once Also I sort of expected something to be upspecifically with...

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