A Little Magic

Inkling Cover Image
By Kenneth Oppel, Sydney Smith (Illustrator)
$17.99
ISBN: 9781524772819
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - November 6th, 2018

There are many books about the creative process, but in this book creativity literally jumps off the page! A family mourning a loss finds itself faced with Inkling, the ink in the patriarch's sketchbook that comes alive. Whimsical and moving, INKLING is a new classic that will appear to middle grade readers in love with creativity.


Sweep: The Story of a Girl and Her Monster Cover Image
$18.99
ISBN: 9781419731402
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Published: Harry N. Abrams - September 25th, 2018

A unique and whimsical read about families both lost and found. SWEEP stole my heart with its lovable characters and its Old London setting. Basically A LITTLE PRINCESS for a tomboy.


The Train to Impossible Places: A Cursed Delivery Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781250189509
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Published: Feiwel & Friends - October 2nd, 2018

Think steampunk Narnia, complete with trolls, curses, and unlikely friendships! This middle grade novel is perfect for the imaginative and adventurous, featuring an excellent plot and A+ characters!


The House With Chicken Legs Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781338209969
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Published: Scholastic Press - September 25th, 2018

If you remember the story of Baba Yega, or the old witch who lives in a house with chicken legs, then you basically know the backstory to this adventure. However, add a protagonist: Marinka, a young girl who only wants a friend (apart from the house with chicken legs). Then add some twists: mystery and intrigue and enough rule-breaking for any middle aged reader. NOW you have a sense of House With Chicken Legs.


A Winter's Promise: Book One of the Mirror Visitor Quartet Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781609454838
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Published: Europa Editions - September 25th, 2018

A Winter’s Promise is the first of the wildly popular and bestselling ‘The Mirror Visitor’ series by Christelle Dabos and translated from French. Set after The Rupture where the world has split apart and ruled by an omnipotent spirits, the story begins with awkward and headstrong Ophelia who must follow her mysterious fiance to his home in ‘The Pole,’ an icy and treacherous region. The perfect series for anyone who loves the magical and imaginative worlds of Philip Pullman’s Dark Materials.


Bridge of Clay Cover Image
$26.00
ISBN: 9781984830159
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Published: Knopf Books for Young Readers - October 9th, 2018

The new must-read from the bestselling author of THE BOOK THIEF. In BRIDGE OF CLAY, he tells the story of brothers torn apart by family secrets after the disappearance of their father. Gripping realistic fiction that will appeal equally to teens and adults!


The Phantom Tower Cover Image
$16.99
ISBN: 9781524739522
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Published: G.P. Putnam's Sons Books for Young Readers - August 21st, 2018

Set in Chicago, The Phantom Tower is a grand, fun, middle-grade adventure about twelve-year old twin brothers who discover that their new home is portal-- one hour a day-- to a ‘phantom tower’ that’s identical to the real world one, but real world rules definitely don’t apply here. A magical curse ensues and the brothers and their new friends have to solve the mystery --soon or they will be trapped forever!


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