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What we found in the corn maze and how it saved a dragon / Henry Clark.

Clark, Henry, 1952- (author.).

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

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Breckenridge Public Library J CLA (Text) 33500013251418 New Checked out 10/28/2020
Fertile Public Library J CLA (Text) 33500013251400 New Checked out 11/12/2020

Record details

  • ISBN: 9780316492317
  • ISBN: 0316492310
  • Physical Description: 342 pages ; 20 cm
  • Edition: First edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Little, Brown and Company, 2020.

Content descriptions

Summary, etc.:
"When three twelve-year-olds discover there are seven separate minutes a day they can do magic, they must use oddly specific spells to save a dragon, themselves, and the world"-- Provided by publisher.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-12. Little, Brown and Company.
Reviews

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 April #2
    *Starred Review* Preteens from a world where science is an everyday thing and magic the stuff of fantasy (i.e., ours) find themselves tasked with saving a parallel one where the exact opposite is true. Though the spells that the aspirationally named Modesty finds in a mysterious notebook only work for select minutes each day and bear disappointingly mundane titles like To Gather Lost Coins and To Open a Door, they turn out to be surprisingly useful: she and classmates Calvin and Drew open a portal in her refrigerator to wintry Congroo, which is threatened by catastrophe because something is rapidly draining the raw magic that powers its weather and other spells. Worse yet, the dragons that produce said magic are starving to death because the cold has killed their food. The leak turns out to be embedded by a Congroo schemer in his programming for a fantastically popular 3D printer that transforms tomato juice into fresh vegetables. Perhaps the printer's inventor can be persuaded to give up his multibillion-dollar business? Right. Tongue firmly in cheek, Clark propels his squabbling eco-crusaders through a rush of misadventures that test their credibility as well as ingenuity on the way to a confrontation with an oddly familiar villain who loudly dismisses the climate change as "fake news. Another romp from the author of What We Found in the Sofa and How it Saved the World (2013). Grades 4-6. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Author Notes

Henry Clark is the author of What We Found in the Sofa and How It Saved the World and The Book That Proves Time Travel Happens. He has contributed articles to MAD magazine and published fiction in Isaac Asimov's Science Fiction Magazine in addition to acting at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, a living-history museum. He lives in St. Augustine, Florida.

Subject: Adventure stories.
Magic > Juvenile fiction.
Farm life > Juvenile fiction.
Humorous stories.
Adventure and adventurers > Fiction.
Magic > Fiction.
Farm life > Fiction.
Humorous stories.
JUVENILE FICTION / General.

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