And Condors Danced Author:Zilpha Keatley Snyder Her mother was lying on the sofa reading a book and Lila was near the window when Carly walked right between them and out the front door. She walked slowly and deliberately, and it was perfectly obvious that neither her mother nor her sister had any idea that she was anywhere within a hundred miles. — On the broad veranda Carly leaned against the... more » wall and shivered with excitement. She decided on becoming invisible on her tenth birthday just over a year ago, and since then she had tried everything without success. During that time she had used all kinds of charms and rituals and even prayers, but nothing had worked.
There had been times, of course, when she felt it had almost happened; when it really seemed that not one member of her family had seen or heard her for hours at a time. But always before it had turned out to be only her imagination. But today was different. Carly's shoulder's lifted and then fell slowly in another long-drawn-out delicious shiver.« less