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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Bagley Public Library J AST (Text) 33500013273388 New Available -
Hawley Public Library J AST (Text) 33500013273370 New Checked out 11/10/2020

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  • ISBN: 9781492697206
  • ISBN: 1492697206
  • Physical Description: pages cm.
  • Publisher: Naperville, IL : Sourcebooks Young Readers, [2020]

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Summary, etc.:
After changing the fate he has known since birth, twelve-year-old Tor Luna, accompanied by his friends Engle and Melda, must visit the notorious Night Witch to break the curse he now faces.
Target Audience Note:
Ages 8-14. Sourcebooks Young Readers.
Grades 4-6. Sourcebooks Young Readers.

  • Booklist Reviews : Booklist Reviews 2020 April #2
    On Emblem Island, people are born with marks on their wrist that represent their powers and lifelines on their palms that show their fate. Tor Luna bears a leadership emblem, meaning he'll follow in the footsteps of his mother, but he wants more than the boring future that his flat lifeline predicts. On New Year's Eve, Tor wishes for a different emblem, but he wakes up the next day with a curse instead. With the help of two friends, Tor embarks on a quest woven with color and magic to find the fabled Night Witch and break his curse. Aster takes readers on a journey across Emblem Island, a land bursting with fantastical creatures and ancient stories inspired by Latin American myths. Despite some flat characterization, Aster balances a fast-paced plot rife with hair-raising action and snippets of Emblem Island folklore, offering a story about sacrifice and risk-taking that's great for young mythology fans, and ending with the promise of a thrilling sequel. Grades 4-7. Copyright 2020 Booklist Reviews.

Subject: Fate and fatalism > Fiction.
Blessing and cursing > Fiction.
Quests (Expeditions) > Fiction.
Witches > Fiction.

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