Download or read book Magic Steps written by Tamora Pierce and published by Scholastic Inc.. This book was released on 2011-09-01 with total page 272 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Part of the 8-book Tamora Pierce reissue for Fall 2006, this title in the Circle Opens quartet features spellbinding new cover art. Concides with the release of WILL OF THE EMPRESS in trade pb. Lady Sandrilene fa Toren knows all about unusual magic--she herself spins and weaves it like thread. But when she witnesses a boy dancing a spell, even she is confounded. To her dismay she gets news of a mysterious murderer stalking a clan of local merchants. The killer employs the strangest magic of all: the ability to reduce essence to nothingness. As the murders mount and the killer grows bolder, Sandry's teaching takes on a grave purpose. It becomes clear to everyone that the killings can only be stopped by the combined magic of two people: the young teacher and her even younger student.
Download or read book Magic Steps written by Tamora Pierce and published by . This book was released on 2001 with total page 250 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: First in a new quartet, The Circle Opens, Magic Steps follows the characters from the Circle of Magic series. The four mages of the circle have dispersed, travelling with their mentors-except for Sandry who is left back in Summersea caring for her sick uncle, Duke Vedris. It's not that she minds-she loves the old man, but it is hard to think of the excitement the others are having. untilshe sees a boy dancing on the beach, dancing what is quite clearly a magical working. He has no idea of the power he is unleashing-while Sandry can feel it in the very air around them. Now she just has to convince Pasco-and his family...
Download or read book Battle Magic written by Tamora Pierce and published by Scholastic Inc.. This book was released on 2013-09-24 with total page 430 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Tamora Pierce returns to the magical world of Winding Circle. On their way to the first Circle temple in Gyongxi, mages Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy pay a visit to the emperor's summer palace. Although treated like royalty when they first arrive, the mages soon discover that the emperor plans to invade Gyongxi, posing a fatal threat to the home temple of the Living Circle religion. Accompanied by one of the emperor's prize captives, the three mages rush to Gyongxi to warn its citizens of the impending attack. With the imperials hot on their trail, Briar, Rosethorn, and Evvy must quickly help the country prepare for battle. But even with the help of new allies, will their combined forces be enough to fight the imperial army and win the war?
Download or read book Circle of Magic 1 Sandry s Book written by Tamora Pierce and published by Scholastic Inc.. This book was released on 2011-09-01 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: NEW YORK TIMES bestselling author Tamora Pierce takes readers to a world filled with adventure and magic. In Book 1 of the Circle of Magic Quartet, gifted young weaver Sandry is brought to the Winding Circle community. There she meets Briar, a former thief with a way with plants; Daja, an outcast gifted at metalcraft; and Tris, whose connection with the weather unsettles everyone, including herself. The four misfits are taught how to use their magic, but when disaster strikes, it's up to Sandry to weave together four different kinds of power to save herself, her friends, and Winding Circle.
Download or read book Grimoire For The Apprentice Wizard written by Oberon Zell-Ravenheart and published by Red Wheel/Weiser. This book was released on 2004-02-04 with total page 1060 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: With contributions and additional material from Raymond Buckland, Raven Grimassi, Patricia Telesco, Morning Glory Zell-Ravenheart, and other illustrious members of The Grey Council, here is the book Merlin would have given a young Arthur...if only it had existed. This essential handbook contains everything an aspiring Wizard needs to know. It is profusely illustrated with original art by Oberon and friends, as well as many woodcuts from medieval and alchemical manuscripts—plus charts, tables, and diagrams. It also contains: Biographies of famous Wizards in history and legend; Descriptions of magickal tools and regalia (with full instructions for making them); spells and workings for a better life; rites and rituals for special occasions; a bestiary of mythical creatures; systems of divination; the Laws of Magick; myths and stories of gods and heroes; lore and legends of the stars and constellations; instructions for performing amazing illusions, special effects, and many other wonders of the magickal multiverse.To those who study the occult, in particular, Witchcraft, the name of Oberon Zell-Ravenheart is internationally-known and respected. He is a genuine Wizard, and he has written this book for any person wishing to become one. Perhaps, as some have written, Oberon Zell-Ravenheart is the real Albus Dumbledore to aspiring Harry Potters!In addition to his own writings in this collection, he also presents other writers who add some highly thoughtful insights. Such as Raymond Buckland, among others.The illustrations and photographs which accompany the text are among the finest found anywhere, and are a helpful boon to those wanting to see what they are reading about. Biographies of many famous Wizards of history and legend appear in the book. Detailed descriptions of magickal tools with information for making them appears in this book. Additional information includes rites and rituals for special occasions, a bestiary of mythical creatures, a detailed and educational discussion on the laws of magick, myths, and lore of the stars and constellations. This book is full of instructions!As a handbook and guide for becoming a Wizard, this is as near perfect and honest a book as one will find today. New Page Books has done a great service to the paranormal and occult community readers by publishing this worthwhile reference book.Oberon Zell-Ravenheart has written a classic on Wizardry. This is his masterpiece. One of the American pioneers of Paganism in the United States, his lifetime of learning and information is shared with readers from all walks of life. He started in 1968 with the publication of his award-winning journal, Green Egg, and is often considered by readers as one of their favorite Pagan writers. The lessons in this fine book are accurate, honest, and entertaining.If you want to become a Wizard, this is the book to start with, and learn from. This Grimoire is must-have reading for readers interested in true magick. The information given on ghosts will hold the reader spellbound, as will all information in this reference book!
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Download or read book The Modern Witchcraft Guide written by Luna Blackthorn and published by Luna Blackthorn. This book was released on 2022-02-02 with total page 292 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Have you always wanted to understand how to cast a spell to make an important change in your life? If you are curious about the Wicca religion, its rituals and traditions, this book will help you answer your questions and introduce you to unimaginable aspects. Witchcraft is for anyone who wants to improve their interior energy, live in harmony and have a deep contact with nature and feels an organic pull towards a magic force that thrives on Earth. We can define it as an “active method of coping with existence”, rather than passively accepting events and resulting in an enhancement and increase of self-confidence. This practice offers various beginner spells, along with detailed descriptions of the most used and practical Wiccan rituals. Wicca is a modern religion with roots in ancient traditions that honor the regenerative energy of nature and the commitment to live in balance with the Earth. To achieve this you need to know when to harvest certain plants and how to dry them. Likewise, crystals will be effective if they are treated in the correct way. Every spell and ritual you will learn will contribute to your personal growth, helping you to change your lifestyle. The goal of this book is very simple: to help you develop your spirituality with the power of crystals and herbs through the Wicca religion with respect for nature and human life and obtain the spiritual and physical benefits by practicing it correctly. DOWNLOAD: The Modern Witchcraft Guide: 2 Books In 1: Wicca For Beginners + Witchcraft For Beginners In “Wicca For Beginners” you’ll discover: • The Origins And Beliefs of Wicca • How to harness the energy of the Earth enclosed in crystals, their properties and hidden meanings • Differences between Rituals and Spells that will help you develop your spirituality and get benefits for body and mind • How to use essential oils, plants and herbs In “Witchcraft For Beginners” you’ll find out: • The relationship with Nature in its deepest roots • White and Black magic spells • How to build Your Altar • Manipulation spells • Magic summoning: instructions on how to summon Spirits And much more… Find out everything you need to start practicing Wicca, Witchcraft and its Secrets. Grab your copy now!
Download or read book Witchcraft For Beginners written by Luna Blackthorn and published by Luna Blackthorn. This book was released on 2021-06-10 with total page 163 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Have you ever asked yourself how to use plants or candles in a different way? Have you always wanted to understand how to cast a spell to make an important change in your life? Witchcraft is for anyone who wants to improve their interior energy, live in harmony and have a deep contact with nature and feels an organic pull towards a magic force that thrives on Earth. We can define it as an “active method of coping with existence”, rather than passively accepting events and resulting in an enhancement and increasing of self-confidence. This practice offers various beginner spells, along with detailed descriptions of the most used and practical Wiccan rituals. The goal of this book is very simple: to help you develop your spirituality by connecting people through respect for nature and human life. DOWNLOAD: Witchcraft for Beginners: Discover the power of crystals and herbs to enhance your spirit, respecting other people, nature and the Earth. Here’s what You’ll discover inside this book: - The relationship with Nature in its deepest roots - How Gods and Goddesses communicate and live in the Spirit World - Instructions on how to prepare yourself to perform rituals, cast spells, etc… - White and Black magic spells - Which tools do You need to need to perform Witchcraft and the Philosophy behind them - How to build Your Altar - Manipulation spells - Magic summoning: instructions on how to summon Spirits - Planetary magic Start your discovery of the fascination of Witchcraft and its secrets now! Grab your copy now!
Download or read book Kliatt Young Adult Paperback Book Guide written by and published by . This book was released on 2004 with total page 398 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt:
Download or read book Read On Speculative Fiction for Teens written by Jamie Kallio and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2012-08-14 with total page 146 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: This guide offers exciting new reading paths for students who enjoy fantasy, science fiction, and paranormal themes. With over 350 titles organized into their primary appeal characteristics and scores of thematic lists, librarians and educators will benefit from lists of contemporary selections specifically written for teens. Interest in teen fiction has grown in popularity in the last decade, especially within the fantasy and paranormal genres. This timely guide is one of the few books on the subject that lists titles that are written specifically for teens. Read On...Speculative Fiction for Teens features popular, contemporary themes ranging from vampire love and ghost stories to epic fantasy and out-of-this-world science fiction. Each of the five chapters caters to a specific area of interest—story, character, setting, mood, and language—and within the chapter, numerous lists of novels are organized by topic, with the best titles highlighted. Each of the more than 350 listed titles includes bibliographic information and a brief, punchy description.
Download or read book Value Packed Booktalks written by Lucy Schall and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2011-04-07 with total page 282 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: In this guide, 100 recommended books and booktalks offer the perfect way to start value discussions with teens and teen/adult book groups. With its focus on current, popular titles, Value-Packed Booktalks: Genre Talks and More for Teen Readers is a flexible tool for all educators—from Young Adult (YA) librarians and readers' advisors at public libraries to school librarians and teachers. Booktalks are provided for young adult literature published between 2006 and 2010, organized by values addressed in specific genres. Examples of discussions show how these booktalks can help teens define what is personally important to them and why. Unique in that it ties current popular genres to values (courage with adventure titles, problem-solving with mystery/suspense), the book focuses on 100 recently published YA fiction and nonfiction titles, offering summaries, lists of themes, values statements, booktalks, and curriculum connections. It also cites passages appropriate for read-aloud booktalks, designates a general grade-range (middle, junior, or senior high school), notes gender appeal for the titles (male, female, or cross gender), and lists similar or related works, some published before 2006.
Download or read book Encountering Enchantment written by Susan Fichtelberg and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2015-09-29 with total page 414 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The most current and complete guide to a favorite teen genre, this book maps current releases along with perennial favorites, describing and categorizing fantasy, paranormal, and science fiction titles published since 2006. Speculative fiction continues to be of consuming interest to teens, so if you work with that age group, keeping up with the explosion of new titles in this category is critical. Likewise, understanding the many genres and subgenres into which these titles fall—wizard fantasy, alternate worlds, fantasy mystery, dystopian fiction, science fantasy, and more—is also key if you want to motivate young readers and direct them to books they'll enjoy. Written to help you master a complex array of genres and titles, this guide includes more than 1,500 books, most published since 2006, organizing them by genre, subgenre, and theme. Subgenres growing in popularity such as "steampunk" are highlighted to keep you current with the latest trends. The guide will serve three audiences. Of course, you can turn to it as you help your teenage patrons select the books and genres that will interest them most. Teen readers, whether devoted fans or newcomers, can use it themselves to find titles and subgenres they might like. In addition, the guide will help teachers and parents match students with the right books.
Download or read book Supernatural Youth written by Jes Battis and published by Lexington Books. This book was released on 2011-10-16 with total page 256 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: The goal of Supernatural Youth: The Rise of the Teen Hero in Literature and Popular Culture, edited by Jes Battis, is to analyze the ways in which young heroic protagonists are presented in popular literary and visual texts. Supernatural Youth is essential for educators who work in the fields of English, media studies, women's studies, LGBT studies, and sociology, as well as undergraduate students who are interested in popular culture.
Download or read book Teen Talkback with Interactive Booktalks written by Lucy Schall and published by Bloomsbury Publishing USA. This book was released on 2013-05-01 with total page 326 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: Covering the genres popular with today's teens—fiction and nonfiction, including poetry and graphic novels—this resource provides 110 great book choices for young adult reading, interactive booktalks, and individual writing activities. All educators and library professionals need practical resources with easily accessible information and activities that can be immediately applied. Teen Talkback with Interactive Booktalks! is such a resource, supplying ready-to-use, interactive booktalks and curriculum connections for more than 100 recently published young adult books. This unique book is an invaluable tool for motivating teens to read. It shows how to make booktalks interactive and get teens participating in the presentation, rather than passively listening. Book selections include titles published from 2008 to 2012 organized in seven categories: Issues, Contemporary, Adventure/Survival, Mystery/Suspense, Fantasy, Heritage, and Multiple Cultures. Complete bibliographical information for each selection is included along with a literary classification as well as an age/grade level and gender designation. The read-alouds passages include talkback questions to facilitate discussion, and related works are supplied as suggestions for additional reading choices.
Download or read book For Younger Readers Braille and Talking Books written by and published by . This book was released on 2006 with total page 356 pages. Available in PDF, EPUB and Kindle. Book excerpt: