The Boxes
The Boxes
The Boxes
William Sleator
Annie's Uncle Marco goes on one of his mysterious trips, leaving her in charge of two sealed boxes on one condition: she must not open either one while he is away. But she is tempted...and soon she has unleashed the unspeakable. The creatures inside the box are crab-like and grotesque. And they possess a power Annie could never have imagined: the power to transmute time."Sleator is the master of the creepy-crawly, and his inventiveness is at full power here." --The Horn Book

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  • Fiction

Age Level: 

  • 12 and up
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Uncle Marco goes on one of his unknown trips and he leaves Annie with two unusual box that she is not to open. Of course she opens these boxes and unspeakable horrors come out!

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