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Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
The darkest danger that Conn has ever experienced has enveloped him. His found locus stone has been swallowed by a dragon, Nevery's actions are being questioned, the Duchess is ill, and Rowan is desparately trying to save her friend, her mother, and Wellmet, her city. Conn's quest begins when he escapes, once again from prison only to follow the trail of the finding spell to places filled with the most amazing and incredible adventures. Action-packed fantasy that leaves you awestruck at Conn's determination to succeed. The trilogy begins with the Magic Thief, continues with Lost, and concludes with Found.
Similar authors: F.E. Higgins
Similar books: Black Book of Secrets
Date read: 12/2/2010
Audience: 4th Grade - 8th Grade
Eadric, the frog who claimed to be a prince - of course, convinces Emma, the Princess, to kiss him and break the spell. She does it reluctantly. The frog stays a frog, and Emma becomes a frog as well. This twist on the classic fairy tale takes us hopping through adventures as Emma, and Eadric, search for the witch who cast the spell, in the quest to become human again. This is the first book in the Tales of the Frog Princess series.
Date read: 3/27/2009
Get Well, Good Knight
Audience: K - 3rd Grade
The Good Knight is determined to help three very sick dragons in his kingdom. When he requests remedies from the kingdom's wizard, he receives some disgusting soups, made with ingredients like fish scales, old snails, fingernails, and lizard tails. After the dragons refuse to eat the yucky remedies from the wizard, the Good Knight seeks advice from his mom, who cooks up a tastier cure.
Similar books: Good Night, Good Knight by Shelley Moore Thomas: JR THOMAS; Sir Small and the Sea Monster by Jane O'Connor: JR OCONNOR; The Knight and the Dragon by Tomie de Paola: JE DE PAOLA; Sir Small and the Dragonfly by Jane O'Connor: JR OCONNOR
Date read: 6/1/2009
Audience: 4th Grade - 6th Grade
When the evil Emperor Flood drowns the magical kingdom of Star Lands, he also kills the king, queen, and their infant daughter. Only 12-year-old Asa and her 9-year-old brother, Rollo are left of the royal family, and they find refuge with their aunt. One day, a mysterious (is there any other kind) stranger arrives at their door with the shocking news that their baby sister has survived and is hidden with a witch, the evil emperor's half sister. He gives them a magical, invisible ship on which they are to set sail and rescue her. The story continues with sea hags, spiders, special powers and a magical moon stone that make this an exciting fantasy adventure.
Date read: 5/19/2009
Audience: 6th Grade - 8th Grade
Laurie tells good stories. So it is only natural that when she visits her friend Dickie in the hospital that she tells a story. An enchanting story unfolds about a very young and very small boy whose destiny is to slay Collosso the giant. Soon, many children in the hospital are listening to the tale that seems to be about them ' but in a different world and time ' than the real world of being treated for polio.
The power of story linked with the bond of friendship creates an emotionally fulfilling tale. Giant-Slayer brings you into the day-to-day reality of having polio in 1955. The author portrays the hospital scenes with a blend of gentleness, humor, seriousness, and hope.
Date read: 6/28/2010
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