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Middle School magic
The perfect books for your favorite middle school readers!
Thirteen year old Amber Robinson's life is full of changes. Her parents are sending her to a private school away from her friends, and high school looms before her. But little does she know that her biggest change awaits in a mysterious city hidden from the world for a thousand years
Prepare yourself for an exciting adventure that spans from the Atlanta suburbs to the grasslands of Mali. It's a story of a girl who discovers her hidden abilities and heritage in a way that surprises and entertains.
Clifton Academy is everything Amber thought it would be... and worse. In addition to trying to fit in at a new school, she struggles to master her newfound talents. One day she is contacted by Grandma Alake and is told she must once again defend Marai from the sorcerer Bagule and his companion, Nieleni. The nefarious duo is in search of Sonni Ali’s sword, a talisman so powerful possessing could mean the end of the ancient and secret city. Can Amber and her friends find the sword before Bagule and save Marai once more?
The year: 1920
When famed magician, Dr. Marvellus Djinn, selects a motley crew of talented teens to tour her theme park of magic and mythological creatures, all are elated for the opportunity.
Once they arrive, the odd scholars realize Dr. Djinn is more than just a wealthy magician eager to provide Colored folks with an escape from Jim Crow. From cotton candy teleportation to haunted obelisks and swallowing monsters, The Motherland packs a thrilling, and dangerous, punch.