Sunday, October 4, 2009

Thirteenth Child by Patricia Wrede

"Everybody knows that a seventh son is lucky."

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Abstract: Eighteen-year-old Eff must finally get over believing she is bad luck and accept that her special training in Aphrikan magic, and being the twin of the seventh son of a seventh son, give her extraordinary power to combat magical creatures that threaten settlements on the western frontier.

Publisher: Scholastic Press; 344 pages

3 comments:

Mary said...

Great News! Patricia Wrede - author of Dealing with Dragons, Thirteenth Child and many other fantasy titles for teens is visiting our library on Saturday, November 7th @ 10am. Don't miss this chance to meet an amazing author.

Heather said...

I can't wait to meet Patricia Wrede. I loved Dealing with Dragons.

Thirteenth Child was an interesting read. Wrede has such a creative mind. Frontier magic, what an idea! Now I have to wait for the next book in the series :(

HAH said...

I read this one recently and thought it was a good read. I particularly liked that the parents were supportive and willing to remove their child from a situation that was damaging to her.