Of Witches and Wind: The Ever Afters, Book 2
What parents need to know
Parents Need to Know
What's the story?
Rory has settled in happily at Ever After School, which finds and trains Characters for their roles in real fairy tales and quests, like battling trolls and griffins. Rory, used to notoriety as the daughter of Hollywood royalty, already has a reputation in the fairy tale world for a mysterious Destiny that remains secret to her. Rory arrives at Ever After School for what should be a fantastic vacation week with her friends, Lena and Chase. But the Snow Queen carries out a terrible attack that threatens the lives of nearly everyone at school. To save the school, Rory and her friends have just seven days to find and retrieve the Water of Life from Atlantis, teeming with hostile creatures.
Is it any good?
Families can talk about...
- Families can talk about the activities Rory hides from her parents. Are her lies justified? Should she try to better reconcile her life as a destined hero with her life as the daughter of famous, divorced parents?
- Talk about some of the hallmarks of magical school stories -- the wise mentor, the conflicted hero, the loyal friends, the menacing nemesis -- then use these archetypes to create your own story about a magical program for kids.
|Topics:||Magic and fantasy, Adventures, Book characters, Friendship, Great girl role models|
|Publisher:||Simon & Schuster|
|Publication date:||July 26, 2013|
|Number of pages:||400|
|Publisher's recommended age(s):||8 - 12|
|Available on:||Nook, Hardback, iBooks, Kindle|