IN ROGELIA’S HOUSE OF MAGIC, three different 15-year-old girls find friendship and special powers as they are trained in the ways of the curandera by a wise old woman. When Rogelia becomes a maid at Marina Peralta’s home, it’s obvious to Marina and her friend Fern that they have a real mystic on their hands. Soon Rogelia agrees to teach the girls the magic of their ancestors, much as she taught her granddaughters, Xochitl and Gracielia. Even though Marina and Fern are thrilled to have this chance to understand and use their powers, Xochitl isn’t happy about sharing such a sacred thing with anyone but her sister, who perished in a car accident. Besides, magic has let Xochitl down before. Why wouldn’t it now? But, as the girls will eventually discover, at Rogelia’s House of Magic anything is possible.
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“A story about girls whose friendship will inspire readers.”—Kirkus Reviews
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About Jamie Martinez Wood
I began writing stories when I was seven years old. At 11, I started my first diary and a lifelong tradition of journaling. I still have every diary I ever wrote in. At 16, I received my first wand. My… More about Jamie Martinez Wood
Published by Delacorte Books for Young Readers Jun 10, 2008| 320 Pages| Young Adult| ISBN 9780375848834