The Thickety: A Path Begins J. A. White

The Thickety: A Path Begins

Author: J. A. White
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Book Title
The Thickety: A Path Begins
Author
J. A. White
ISBN
9780062257239
The Thickety: A Path Begins is a spellbinding tale about a girl, the Thickety, and the power of magic. Fans of Neil Gaiman will love this thrilling new world.When Kara Westfall was five years old, her mother was convicted of the worst of all crimes: witchcraft. Years later, Kara and her little brother, Taff, are still shunned by the people of their village, who believe that nothing is more evil than magic...except, perhaps, the mysterious forest that covers nearly the entire island. It has many names, this place. Sometimes it is called the Dark Wood, or Sordyr's Realm. But mostly it's called the Thickety.The villagers live in fear of the Thickety and the terrible creatures that live there. But when an unusual bird lures Kara into the forbidden forest, she discovers a strange book with unspeakable powers. A book that might have belonged to her mother.And that is just the beginning of the story.Supports the Common Core State StandardsPublishers Weekly Best BookIndieBound Indie Next ListPublishers Weekly Flying StartAmazon's Big Spring BooksWashington Post Summer Book Club--Publishers Weekly (starred review)Binding Type: PaperbackAuthor: J. A. WhitePublisher: Katherine Tegen BooksPublished: 02/10/2015ISBN: 9780062257239Pages: 512Weight: 0.80lbsSize: 7.10h x 5.20w x 1.50dAccelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 166192 / Thickety: A Path BeginsReading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 11

The Thickety: A Path Begins is a spellbinding tale about a girl, the Thickety, and the power of magic. Fans of Neil Gaiman will love this thrilling new world.

When Kara Westfall was five years old, her mother was convicted of the worst of all crimes: witchcraft. Years later, Kara and her little brother, Taff, are still shunned by the people of their village, who believe that nothing is more evil than magic...except, perhaps, the mysterious forest that covers nearly the entire island. It has many names, this place. Sometimes it is called the Dark Wood, or Sordyr's Realm. But mostly it's called the Thickety.

The villagers live in fear of the Thickety and the terrible creatures that live there. But when an unusual bird lures Kara into the forbidden forest, she discovers a strange book with unspeakable powers. A book that might have belonged to her mother.

And that is just the beginning of the story.

Supports the Common Core State Standards
Publishers Weekly Best Book
IndieBound Indie Next List
Publishers Weekly Flying Start
Amazon's Big Spring Books
Washington Post Summer Book Club

--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: J. A. White
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: 02/10/2015
ISBN: 9780062257239
Pages: 512
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 7.10h x 5.20w x 1.50d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 166192 / Thickety: A Path Begins
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 11

The Thickety: A Path Begins is a spellbinding tale about a girl, the Thickety, and the power of magic. Fans of Neil Gaiman will love this thrilling new world.

When Kara Westfall was five years old, her mother was convicted of the worst of all crimes: witchcraft. Years later, Kara and her little brother, Taff, are still shunned by the people of their village, who believe that nothing is more evil than magic...except, perhaps, the mysterious forest that covers nearly the entire island. It has many names, this place. Sometimes it is called the Dark Wood, or Sordyr's Realm. But mostly it's called the Thickety.

The villagers live in fear of the Thickety and the terrible creatures that live there. But when an unusual bird lures Kara into the forbidden forest, she discovers a strange book with unspeakable powers. A book that might have belonged to her mother.

And that is just the beginning of the story.

Supports the Common Core State Standards
Publishers Weekly Best Book
IndieBound Indie Next List
Publishers Weekly Flying Start
Amazon's Big Spring Books
Washington Post Summer Book Club

--Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Binding Type: Paperback
Author: J. A. White
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Published: 02/10/2015
ISBN: 9780062257239
Pages: 512
Weight: 0.80lbs
Size: 7.10h x 5.20w x 1.50d
Accelerated Reader Quiz #/Name: 166192 / Thickety: A Path Begins
Reading Level: 5.1 / Interest Level: Middle Grade / Point Value: 11