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  • 3 of 3 copies available at LARL/NWRL Consortium.
  • 2 of 2 copies available at Lake Agassiz Regional Library. (Show preferred library)

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library J SAG (Text) 33500013241377 New Available -
Barnesville Public Library J SAG (Text) 33500013241385 New Available -
Hallock Public Library j SAG (Text) 35500006285538 Main Available -

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  • ISBN: 0063010720
  • ISBN: 9780063010727
  • ISBN: 9780062875143
  • ISBN: 0062875140
  • Physical Description: 347 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm.
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Katherine Tegen Books, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
"Alex has a set of Enchanted cards. When she flutters her fingers above them, something magical happens: the cards come alive and create moving pictures of what is now and what is yet to come. But Enchantment is illegal in the city of Luma, and those who practice it are imprisoned forever in the Vaults--dark dungeons deep below the city. When Alex is betrayed by her foster sister Zerra, she knows she is in great danger. With the help of her little foster brother, Louie, she makes a daring escape. But Alex discovers she is not safe outside Luma either. Here lurk deadly Hauntings that seek out those who practice magic: Enchanters and their children. The Hauntings take many forms and Alex is hunted by a giant bird of prey, the Hawke, a murderous Night Wraith called the Grey Walker, and the eerie Xin. But why do the Hauntings haunt Alex? Alex doesn't believe she's an Enchanter's Child, but she has no idea who her parents are. Her precious Enchanted cards are her only clue to her true identity, and she becomes determined to find out who she is. And, while she is at it, to get rid of the deadly Twilight Hauntings forever."

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2019 December #2
    Ten years after Enchanters and their children were outlawed in the kingdom of Rekadom, 11-year-old Alex and her enchanted cards are reported to the authorities—by her own foster sister, no less. Making a narrow escape with her younger foster brother and the family pokkle (a hilarious lizard-parrot creature), Alex sets out to discover just who she is and where she belongs, with the cards as her only clue. She is pursued everywhere she goes by Twilight Hauntings—curses and creatures meant to hunt down and rid Rekadom of those who practice magic—but she is helped, too, by a colorful cast of friends old and new. Readers know from the start who Alex's father is, and roughly half the narrative follows his attempts to find her. The plot relies heavily on drawing out this miscommunication-driven goose chase, but it's a charming, if sometimes frustrating, chase to watch unfold. This duology opener will surely find fans among readers of Sage's own popular Septimus Heap books, as well as Patrick Carman's Land of Elyon series. Grades 4-7. Copyright 2019 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Foster children > Juvenile fiction.
Identity (Philosophical concept) > Juvenile fiction.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

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