Check It Out!: New Fiction for Kids

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The Accidental Afterlife of Thomas Marsden by Emma Trevayne

At age twelve, grave robber Thomas Marsden discovers a boy who looks just like him in an unmarked grave and begins a journey of discovery as he learns of faeries trapped in London and their hope that he can return them to their realm.

 

 

wonderWonder at the Edge of the World by Nicole Helget

Lu Wonder, a bright, curious girl who hopes to be a scientist, sets out from her Kansas home in 1855 with her best friend Eustace, a slave, on a journey to Antarctica to protect a mysterious artifact and hide it from the man responsible for her father’s death.

 

 

wandThe Wand and the Sea by Claire Caterer

A year after their first visit to a parallel universe, Holly and Ben Shepard and friend Everett return to find that much is changed, and the fate of Anglielle is at stake unless Holly can master Water Elemental magic in time to save the Adepts.