Twelve-year-old September lives in Omaha, and used to have an ordinary life until she is met at her kitchen window by a Green Wind, who invites her on an adventure, implying that her help is needed in Fairyland. Click to watch the trailer! “A glorious balancing act between modernism and the Victorian Fairy Tale."---Neil Gaiman
from the author of the eyeball collector and the black book of secrets
The Lunatic's Curse
F.E. Higgins’ fans will devour this deliciously scary tale, a “polyquel” to her previous books, all of which can be read singly or together. But not in the dark . . .
“…readers may find this a tempting, if slightly more serious, treat to follow Lemony Snicket.”–Booklist
Middle school is full of new challenges for Jackson, Gig, Isaac, and Diego, four sports-loving friends who have always stuck together. Lockers that won’t open, older (and bigger) kids, classes that are far apart, tons of homework—there’s a lot to get used to.
One thing the boys are looking forward to, however, is making the football team. Not every one will get what he wants, though, on the field and at home.
Humans and androids crowd the raucous streets of New Beijing. A deadly plague ravages the population. From space, a ruthless lunar people watch, waiting to make their move. No one knows that Earth’s fate hinges on one girl. . . .
We know our children are special, and now the incomparable Nancy Tillman expresses this universal feeling in the most touching of ways: Every child is born with a crown. Our crown will always be with us wherever we go, whatever we do.
Lexie is in eighth grade and has a boyfriend. Pearl’s only boyfriend is the family’s crabby cat, Bitey. Lexie is popular. Pearl is not. Everything Pearl does seems to drive Lexie crazy. On top of that, their grandfather is moving into their family’s apartment and taking over Pearl’s room. How will these sisters share without driving one another crazy?