Alvin Maker

From the author of Ender’s Game, an unforgettable fantasy tale about young Alvin Maker. In this alternative history of frontier America, folk magic actually works—dowsers find water and second sight warns of true dangers—and that magic has colored the entire history of the colonies. Alvin, the seventh son of a seventh son, is a Maker, the first to be born in a century. He must learn to use his gift wisely. But dark forces are arrayed against Alvin, and only a young girl with second sight can protect him.

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Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card

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Peggy is a Torch, able to see the fire burning in each person’s heart. She can follow the paths of each person’s future, and know each person’s most intimate secrets. From the...

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Prentice Alvin
Prentice Alvin

Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card

Tor/Forge

The Tales of Alvin Maker series continues in volume three, Prentice Alvin. Young Alvin returns to the town of his birth, and begins his apprenticeship with Makepeace Smith, committing...

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Red Prophet
Red Prophet

Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card

Tor/Forge

Come here to the magical America that might have been, and marvel as the tale of Alvin Maker unfolds. The seventh son of a seventh son is a boy of mysterious powers, and he is waking to the mysteries...

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The Crystal City
The Crystal City

Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card

Tor/Forge

Using the lore and the folk-magic of the men and women who settled North America, Orson Scott Card has created an alternate world where magic works, and where that magic has colored the entire...

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Seventh Son
Seventh Son

Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card

Tor/Forge

American Library Association “Best Books for Young Adults”From the author of Ender’s Game, an unforgettable story about young Alvin Maker: the seventh son of a...

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Alvin Journeyman
Alvin Journeyman

Alvin Maker

Orson Scott Card

Tor/Forge

Alvin is a Maker, the first to be born in a century.Now a grown man and a journeyman smith, Alvin has returned to his family in the town of Vigor Church. He will share in their isolation,...

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  • The Crystal City by Orson Scott Card--Audiobook Excerpt

    Listen to this audiobook excerpt from Orson Scott Card's fantasy novel The Crystal City, read by Stefan Rudnicki, M.E. Willis and full cast. From the end of the 18th century, Americans travelled west to find new homes and new lands. They brought with them the magics of plain people. It is from these roots of the American dream that award-winning writer Orson Scott Card has crafted what the Charlotte Observer called "a uniquely American fantasy."

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