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Thirteenth child

Author: Patricia C Wrede
Publisher: New York : Scholastic Press, 2009.
Series: Frontier Magic, bk. 1
Edition/Format:   Book : Elementary and junior high school : Fiction : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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Eighteen-year-old Eff must finally get over believing she is bad luck and accept that her special training in Aphrikan magic, and being the twin of the seventh son of a seventh son, give her extraordinary power to combat magical creatures that threaten settlements on the western frontier.
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Genre/Form: Fantasy
Fiction
Juvenile works
Juvenile fiction
Material Type: Elementary and junior high school, Fiction
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Patricia C Wrede
ISBN: 9780545033428 054503342X 9780545033459 0545033454 0545200261 9780545200264
OCLC Number: 247439395
Awards: A Junior Library Guild selection
Description: 344 p. ; 22 cm.
Series Title: Frontier Magic, bk. 1
Other Titles: 13th child
Responsibility: Patricia C. Wrede.

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With wit and wonder, #1 "New York Times"-bestselling author Wrede creates an alternate history of westward expansion in an amazing new trilogy about the use of magic in the Wild West.  Read more...

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Frontier Magic in an Alternative United States

by wrobins1 (WorldCat user published 2009-05-17) Very Good Permalink

Wrede, Patricia C. ~ Thirteenth Child ~ Scholastic, 2009 ~ 344 pages ~ some tweens,  some teens, some adults.

"Everybody knows that a seventh son is lucky. Things come a little easier to him, all his life long: love and money and fine weather and the unexpected turn...
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Delightful new series

by booksonthebeach (WorldCat user published 2010-03-30) Very Good Permalink

I am looking forward to reading the rest of this series (as soon as Patricia C. Wrede writes & publishes it, that is). It is a delightful story of a young girl growing up in an alternative U.S. in the late 19th century,...
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