Multcolib My Librarian Rachael: Slipping to another world
Annotation:Twelve-year-old Sunny Nwazue, an American-born albino child of Nigerian parents, moves with her family back to Nigeria, where she learns that she has latent magical powers and is part of the hidden world of the Leopard people.
Annotation:This book of dark, original short stories includes 'Near Zennor,' where a grieving husband finds a cache of his wife's childhood letters and attempts to find the faerie world they hint at.
Annotation:At nineteen, Polly has two sets of sometimes overlapping, sometimes conflicting memories, the real-life ones of school days and her parents' divorce, and the heroic adventure ones that began the day she accidentally gate-crashed a funeral and met the cellist Thomas Lynn.
Annotation:When Sara and Jamie discovered the seemingly ordinary artifacts, they sensed the pull of a dim and distant place. A world of mists and forests, of ancient magics, mythical beings, ageless bards... and restless evil.
Annotation:A sweet story of someone who does not fit in finding her place in the world, with a well-thought-out magic system. Mor reaches tentatively into the world of faeries to protect herself from her mother's power.
Annotation:Joe Spork's father was the king of criminal London. His grandfather was a genius with clock work. It's Joe who has to deal with the mechanical bees, religious zealots, and vengeful despots that his family left behind. While there is no 'crossing over' here, there are lots of hidden truths.
Annotation:After he helps a stranger on a London sidewalk, Richard Mayhew discovers an alternate city beneath London, and must fight to survive if he is to return to the London he knew.
Annotation:Stumbling into an alternate funhouse version of her home city, twelve-year-old Londoner Deeba finds herself trapped in a world of killer giraffes, animated umbrellas, and ghost children, and must take on the role of savior to prevent utter destruction.
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