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The Strangers: The Books of Elsewhere, Book 4

By Kate Pavao, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Spooky installment just right for tween Halloween.

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THE STRANGERS might be a hard volume for new readers to step into, but fans of the series will find the same slightly scary and ultimately winning formula here. The book is filled with funny characters, including misfit protagonist Olive, who once again finds incredible strength to save the people she loves, and three loyal and likable talking cats. This time around, there's also the addition of two really annoying experts form the magic community who say they have come to help Olive protect her home from the McMartins. But even with their help, Olive and the cats are in near constant peril as they search for Olive's missing parents in the neighborhood, Olive's house, and the magical paintings that take them to Elsewhere. Once the plot gets going, readers will enjoy putting the pieces together with the heroine (though they might figure it out a little faster).

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