So You Want to Be a Wizard
Because she insists on fighting with words instead of her fists, 13-year-old Nita is regularly tormented by a gang of classmates. One day, running to escape their blows, she hides in the only safe place nearby—the library. When a book about wizardry catches her eye, Nita finds the help she needs in its pages. As she moves from chapter to chapter, Nita learns more sophisticated spells.
Soon, stepping through a worldgate, she enters a shadowy city swirling with vicious taxicabs and carnivorous fire plugs. What begins as a simple quest quickly becomes a struggle to keep a powerful and ominous force from passing back into Nita’s world.
Ranked with the best of Madeleine L’Engle and Diana Wynne Jones, Diane Duane’s magical tale of wizardry and wisdom has become a modern fantasy classic. Christina Moore’s delightful narration captures all the excitement and danger in this thrilling fantasy adventure.
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|Grouping Title||so you want to be a wizard|
|Grouping Author||diane duane|
|Grouping Language||English (eng)|
|Last Grouping Update||2021-06-19 04:51:35AM|
|Last Indexed||2021-06-19 05:08:27AM|
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Online OverDrive Collection
|display_description||A mysterious library book opens the door to a world of magic and danger in the first book in the beloved Young Wizards series.|
Bullied by her classmates, Nita Callahan is miserable at school. So when she finds a mysterious book in the library that promises her the chance to become a wizard, she jumps at the opportunity to escape her unhappy reality. But taking the Wizard's Oath is no easy thing, and Nita soon finds herself paired with fellow wizard-in-training Kit Rodriguez on a dangerous mission. The only way to become a full wizard is to face the Lone Power, the being that created death and is the mortal enemy of all wizards. As Nita and Kit battle their way through a deadly alternate version of New York controlled by the Lone Power, they must rely on each other and their newfound wizarding skills to survive—and save the world from the Lone One's grasp.
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Bullies -- Fiction
Wizards -- Fiction
|title_display||So You Want to Be a Wizard|
|title_full||So You Want to Be a Wizard|
So you want to be a wizard [electronic resource] / Diane Duane
|title_short||So You Want to Be a Wizard|