The Mark of the Dragonfly: Nine Favorite Tales (World of Solace Series)

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For fans of "The City of Ember" and "The School of Good and Evil, " the "New York Times" bestseller "The Mark of the Dragonfly" is a fast-paced adventure story about a mysterious girl and a fearless boy, set in a magical world that is both exciting and dangerous.
Piper has never seen the Mark of the Dragonfly until she finds the girl amid the wreckage of a caravan in the Meteor Fields.
The girl doesn t remember a thing about her life, but the intricate tattoo on her arm is proof that she s from the Dragonfly Territories and that she s protected by the king. Which means a reward for Piper if she can get the girl home.
The one sure way to the Territories is the 401, a great old beauty of a train. But a ticket costs more coin than Piper could make in a year. And stowing away is a difficult prospect everyone knows that getting past the peculiar green-eyed boy who stands guard is nearly impossible.
Life for Piper just turned dangerous. A little bit magical. And very exciting, "if" she can manage to survive the journey.
Praise for "The Mark of the Dragonfly"
STAR] This magnetic middle-grade debut is] a page-turner that defies easy categorization and ought to have broad appeal. "Publishers Weekly," Starred
STAR] Heart, brains, and courage find a home in a steampunk fantasy worthy of a nod from Baum. --" Kirkus Reviews," Starred
STAR] A fantastic and original tale of adventure and magic...Piper is a heroine to fall in love with: smart, brave, kind, and mechanically inclined to boot. "School Library Journal," Starred
A complex and impeccably developed plot there is plenty to recommend in this novel. "The Bulletin"
Appealing characters and lots of action make it a good choice for young adventure readers. "Booklist""
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ISBN-13: 9780385376471
ISBN-10: 0385376472
Pagini: 400
Dimensiuni: 132 x 193 x 25 mm
Greutate: 0.27 kg
Editura: Yearling Books
Seria World of Solace Series

Notă biografică

Jaleigh Johnson is a New York Times bestselling author as well as lifelong reader, gamer, and moviegoer. She loves nothing better than to escape into fictional worlds and take part in fantastic adventures. Her novels for young readers include The Mark of the Dragonfly and The Secrets of Solace.
   She lives and writes in the wilds of the Midwest, but you can visit her online at or on Twitter @JaleighJohnson.