"In this world, imagination is the truest form of magic." - Unknown
Explore the magic elements of the world with these titles for all age groups.
Marvelous Magic by Susan Martineau
The world of magic is making way for old clothes and radishes. That may sound odd, but this book is all about taking ordinary objects and transforming them into the mesmerizing devices of magic. Craft enthusiasts will be creating magnificent disguises and tools used for unbelievable tricks. Colorful illustrations and easy-to-follow instructions guide readers into mastering the art of disguise and illusion.
Performing Magic by Mike Lane
Readers will learn wonderful performance tricks to impress their friends and family in this fascinating volume. Step-by-step instructions and colorful illustrations guide readers toward the mastery of these unbelievable illusions.
Magic by Rebecca Stefoff
Eleven-year-old Ted becomes concerned and intrigued when his five-year-old sister Vicki begins receiving visits from two female ghosts.
Wild Magic by Tamora Pierce
Thirteen-year-old DaIne has always had a knack with animals, but it's not until she's forced to leave home that she realizes it's more than a knack -- it's magic. With this wild magic, not only can Daine speak to animals, but also she can make them obey her. Daine takes a job handling horses for the Queen's Riders, where she meets the master mage Numair and becomes his student. Under Numair's guidance, Daine explores the scope of her magic. But she begins to sense other beings too: immortals. These bloodthirsty monsters have been imprisoned in the Divine Realms for the past four hundred years, but now someone has broken the barrier. It's up to Daine and her friends to defend their world from an immortal attack.
Blood Magic by Tessa Gratton
Everywhere Silla Kennicott turns she sees blood. She can't stop thinking about her parents alleged murder-suicide. She is consumed by a book filled with spells that arrives mysteriously in the mail. The spells share one common ingredient: blood, and Silla is more than willing to cast a few. What's a little spilled blood if she can uncover the truth? And then there's Nick--the new guy at school who makes her pulse race. He has a few secrets of his own and is all too familiar with the lure of blood magic.
Old Magic by Marianne Curley
Jarrod Thornton is mesmerizing, but Kate Warren doesn't know why. The moment the new guy walks into the room, Kate senses something strange and intense about him. Something supernatural. Her instincts are proven correct a few minutes later when, bullied by his classmates, Jarrod unknowingly conjures up a freak thunderstorm inside their classroom. Jarrod doesn't believe in the paranormal. When Kate tries to convince him that he has extraordinary powers that need to be harnessed, he only puts up with her "hocus pocus" notions because he finds her captivating. However, the dangerous, uncontrolled strengthening of his gift finally convinces Jarrod that he must take Kate's theories seriously. Together, they embark on a remarkable journey -- one which will unravel the mystery that has haunted Jarrod's family for generations and pit the teens against immense forces in a battle to undo the past and reshape the future.
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