The Magician's Ward

The Magician (Volume 2)

Patricia Wrede

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Happy in her new life as an apprentice to the powerful magician Mairelon, 16-year-old Kim is horrified when a nosy relative determines to turn Kim - a former street urchin - into. . .a lady! But real trouble begins when several wizards of Kim's acquaintance disappear. Then Mairelon's magic disappears!

It's up to Kim to unravel the mystery. And to do that she will have to return to her old life back in the dark and dirty streets of London.

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Cold rain drizzled on the dark London streets—at least, it looked cold. Kim peered out her bedroom window at the deserted square two stories below and pulled her shawl closer around her shoulders, though the fire in the grate was almost too warm for comfort. She hadn’t had to shelter, shivering, in a doorway for nearly a year, but the memories lingered.
Still no sign of Mairelon. Is he going to stay out all night? Kim thought resentfully. He gets to jaw with Lord Shoreham and eat at the Royal College of Wizards, and I’m stuck here with a great thick square book and

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"A sure bet for fans of Philip Pullman's Ruby in the Smoke series." -VOYA

'The plot thickens as an attempted burglary and even more dangerous misfortunes force Kim to call upon all her street smarts and magical education. No doubt the charm, humor, and intelligence of Wrede's writing will continue to enthrall."-Publishers Weekly

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Patricia Wrede

PATRICIA COLLINS WREDE was born in Chicago, the oldest of five children.  She attended Carleton College in Minnesota, where she majored in biology and managed to avoid taking any English courses.  She began work on her first novel, Shadow Magic (1982), after graduation, though it took her five years to finish it.  Ms. Wrede enjoyed a successful career as a financial analyst, but she always made time to write.  Her published books now total more than a dozen.

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The Magician's Ward
Patricia Wrede

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Tom Doherty Associates
Starscape
June 2013
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ISBN: 9781466847934
ISBN10: 146684793X
Middle-Grade Fiction320 pages
Age Range: 10 to 18
Grade Range: 5 and up
$7.99
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