This captivating and colorful adventure that reads like a modern day fairy tale, from the bestselling author of the Shatter Me series is the perfect gift!"Brimming with color and magic. New york times book review ★ new york times bestseller!★ featured on "late night with seth meyers, time, bestselling author tahereh mafi crafts a spellbinding new world where color is currency, " NPR, and Entertainment Weekly★ A Kirkus Reviews Best Book of the Year★ A Shelf Awareness Best Book of the Year★ A Chicago Public Library Best Book of the Year★ Los Angeles Times and Publishers Weekly Holiday Gift Guide selectionsInspired by her childhood love of books like A Secret Garden and The Chronicles of Narnia, adventure is inevitable, and friendship is found in the most unexpected places.
Furthermore #ad - There are only three things that matter to twelve-year-old Alice Alexis Queensmeadow: Mother, which seem to elude her; and Father, who wouldn’t miss her; magic and color, who always loved her. The day father disappears from Ferenwood he takes nothing but a ruler with him. In order to find him she’ll have to travel through the mythical, and left can be both right and very, dangerous land of Furthermore, where down can be up, paper is alive, very wrong.
She loves her father even more than she loves adventure, and she’s about to embark on one to find the other. I wanted to stay inside this masterpiece forever.
WhichwoodDutton Books for Young Readers #ad - Deftly explores several appealing themes, including the healing power of friendship and the resilience to overcome adversity in her whimsical, Persian-inspired fantasy world. Shelf awareness, starred review. Darkly fascinating. Kirkus★ "Unforgettable heroine. Booklist★ "mafi's language choices create visually arresting moments.
Shelf awarenessOur story begins on a frosty night. It’s become easy to forget and easier still to ignore not only her ever-increasing loneliness, but the way her overworked hands are stiffening and turning silver, just like her hair. But soon, magic, and laylee’s world is turned upside down as she rediscovers color, a pair of familiar strangers appear, and the healing power of friendship.
Whichwood #ad - Lush and enchanting, critically-acclaimed author Tahereh Mafi weaves together an all-new magical adventure in this dark, Persian fantasy, a companion to the New York Times bestselling Furthermore. In deliciously descriptive prose, explanatory footnotes, familiar narrator directly engages the 'dear reader' with witty asides, the confiding, and cautionary warnings as Laylee’s woeful tale unfolds.
. Embark on a wondrous journey through the land of Whichwood in this stunning companion to Tahereh Mafi’s acclaimed bestseller Furthermore. A kirkus best book of the Year!★ "Deliciously descriptive prose.
WhichwoodSpeak #ad - It’s become easy to forget and easier still to ignore not only her ever-increasing loneliness, but the way her overworked hands are stiffening and turning silver, just like her hair. But soon, a pair of familiar strangers appear, and Laylee’s world is turned upside down as she rediscovers color, magic, and the healing power of friendship.
Lush and enchanting, critically-acclaimed author Tahereh Mafi weaves together an all-new magical adventure in this dark, Persian fantasy, a companion to the New York Times bestselling Furthermore. In deliciously descriptive prose, familiar narrator directly engages the 'dear reader' with witty asides, explanatory footnotes, the confiding, and cautionary warnings as Laylee’s woeful tale unfolds.
Whichwood #ad - . Embark on a wondrous journey through the land of Whichwood in this stunning companion to Tahereh Mafi’s acclaimed bestseller Furthermore. A kirkus best book of the Year!★ "Deliciously descriptive prose. Before her father, driven by grief, lost his wits and his way and she was left as the sole remaining mordeshoor in the village of Whichwood, destined to spend her days scrubbing the skins and souls of the dead in preparation for the afterlife.
Deftly explores several appealing themes, including the healing power of friendship and the resilience to overcome adversity in her whimsical, Persian-inspired fantasy world. Shelf awareness, starred review. Mafi's language choices create visually arresting moments.
The Mighty Odds The Odds Series #1Harry N. Abrams #ad - Starring a diverse group of kids, this series’ multiple narrators make for a quirky, contemporary read that tackles identity and stereotypes. Praised widely, ignatow’s characters have been called “very real” by the New York Times and “completely convincing” by the New Yorker. . Martina can change her eye color; nick can teleport four inches to the left; Farshad can develop super strength, but only in his thumbs; and Cookie can read minds, when those minds are thinking about directions.
What do you get when you mix a sci-fi nerd, a social outcast, a cartoonist, and the most popular girl in school with a mysterious bus crash? Some very specific—and mighty odd—superpowers.
Circus MirandusPuffin Books #ad - The circus is real. And now it's up to Micah to get the miracle he came for. And the lightbender owes Ephraim a miracle. A new york times bestseller! "a beguiling first novel"—Gregory Maguire in the New York Times"Takes readers to a marvelous place. The wall street journaleven though his awful great-aunt gertrudis doesn’t approve, the beautiful flying birdwoman, Micah believes in the stories his dying Grandpa Ephraim tells him of the magical Circus Mirandus: the invisible tiger guarding the gates, and the magician more powerful than any other—the Man Who Bends Light.
The only problem is, the Lightbender doesn't want to keep his promise. With his friend jenny mendoza in tow, Micah sets out to find the Circus and the man he believes will save his grandfather. Puffin Books. Finally, Grandpa Ephraim offers proof.
The Door by the StaircaseDisney-Hyperion #ad - If mary's not careful, her new home might just turn into a nightmare. Award-winning author katherine Marsh draws from Russian fairytales in this darkly funny middle-grade fantasy novel, now available in paperback. Praise for the door by the staircase* "well-drawn characters, an original setting, and a satisfying resolution are the ingredients that make this carefully crafted middle-grade adventure a highly rewarding read.
Kirkus reviews, magic, starred review * "Marsh has crafted a sparkling tale full of adventure, and folklore. School library journal, starred review "An engaging, almost cinematic story. Disney-Hyperion. The wall street journal praise for jepp, who defied the starsnew york times Notable Children's Books of 2012The Wall Street Journal Best Children's Books of 2012 "Narrating a young adult novel from a dwarf's perspective is nothing short of inspired.
The Door by the Staircase #ad - . But when an attempted escape through the stove pipe doesn't go quite as well as she'd hoped, Mary fears she'll be stuck in the Buffalo Asylum for Young Ladies forever. She can hardly believe she isn't dreaming!but when Mary begins to explore the strange nearby town with the help of her new friend, Jacob, she learns a terrifying secret about Madame Z's true identity.
Twelve-year-old Mary Hayes can't stand her orphanage for another night. The very next day, a mysterious woman named Madame Z appears at the orphanage requesting to adopt Mary, and the matron's all too happy to get the girl off her hands.
The Puzzling World of Winston BreenPuffin Books #ad - Winston breen says the only thing better than discovering a puzzle is stumping someone else with it. Puffin Books. But when his sister uncovers mysterious strips of wood with words and letters on them, even Winston himself is stumped. Disney-Hyperion. Soon the whole family and some friends are caught up in the mystery and off on a scavenger hunt that just may lead to a ring worth thousands of dollars! Chock-full of puzzles to solve, and, some tied to the mystery and some not, of course, exciting mysteries, this treasure hunt will keep readers' brains teased right up to the exciting ending!Perfect for fans of The Westing Game, puzzles! Puffin Books.
The ScourgeScholastic Press #ad - As a lethal plague sweeps through the land, Ani Mells is shocked when she is unexpectedly captured by the governor's wardens and forced to submit to a test for the deadly Scourge. The scourge's victims, can only expect to live out short, Ani now among them, painful lives there. She is even more surprised when the test results come back positive, and she is sent to Attic Island, a former prison turned refuge -- and quarantine colony -- for the ill.
She's been caught in a devious plot, with the help of her best friend, and, Weevil, Ani means to uncover just what is actually going on. But will she and weevil survive long enough to do so?The Scourge is an explosively thrilling tale of adventure and intrigue, courage and heart from New York Times bestselling author Jennifer A.
The Scourge #ad - Nielsen. Disney-Hyperion. Puffin Books. However, ani quickly discovers that she doesn't know the whole truth about the Scourge or the Colony. Puffin Books.
ImpyriumHarperCollins #ad - But the family’s magic has been fading, and with it their power over the empire. Neff’s new high-stakes middle grade fantasy follows two unlikely allies as they confront a conspiracy that will shake the world of Impyrium to its core. For over three thousand years, the Faeregine dynasty has ruled Impyrium.
Puffin Books. Puffin Books. But the empress has other plans for her granddaughter, dark and dangerous plans to exploit Hazel’s talents and rekindle the Faeregine mystique. Hob, a commoner from the remote provinces, has been sent to the city to serve the Faeregines—and to spy on them. One wants to protect the dynasty.
Impyrium #ad - A 2018 texas lone star reading list pick!"a rare jewel. But when hazel and hob form an improbable friendship, their bond may save the realm as they know it…or end it for good. Disney-Hyperion. Whether it’s treachery from a rival house, the demon Lirlanders, or rebel forces, many believe the Faeregines are ripe to fall.
Hazel, the youngest member of the royal family, is happy to leave ruling to her sisters so that she can study her magic. The other wants to destroy it. A new classic in the fantasy genre.
Restore Me Shatter MeHarperCollins #ad - Who will she become in the face of adversity? Will she be able to control the power she wields, and use it for good? Puffin Books. Disney-Hyperion. The girl with the power to kill with a single touch now has the world in the palm of her hand. Juliette and warner’s story continues in the electrifying fourth installment of Tahereh Mafi’s New York Times bestselling Shatter Me series.
Juliette Ferrars thought she’d won. Puffin Books. She took over sector 45, was named the new Supreme Commander of North America, and now has Warner by her side. But when tragedy strikes, she must confront the darkness that dwells both around and inside her.
The GauntletSalaam Reads / Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers #ad - It is made of wood, lattice-work windows that cast eerie shadows, in broad letters, etched with exquisite images—a palace with domes and turrets, a large spider—and at the very center of its cover, is written: The Gauntlet of Blood and Sand. Puffin Books. When twelve-year-old farah first laid eyes on the old-fashioned board game, she thought it looked…elegant.
. A trio of friends from new york city find themselves trapped inside a mechanical board game that they must dismantle in order to save themselves and generations of other children in this action-packed debut that’s a steampunk Jumanji with a Middle Eastern flair. Nothing can prepare you for The Gauntlet… It didn’t look dangerous, exactly.
The Gauntlet #ad - It is the most ancient, the most dangerous kind of magic. It holds worlds inside worlds. And it takes players as prisoners. Puffin Books. Disney-Hyperion. The gauntlet is more than a game, though.