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The Ancient One by Tom Barron
  • Paperback $8.99

    Mar 08, 2016 | 320 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

  • Hardcover $20.99

    Sep 16, 1992 | 384 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

  • Ebook $8.99

    Sep 16, 1992 | 384 Pages | Middle Grade (10 and up)

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“Once in a great while a book comes along that is so powerful and so wise that you want to shout about it.” Madeleine L’Engle, bestselling author of A Wrinkle in Time

“Barron has woven a boldly original novel that is as thought-provoking as it is fun to read.” —Publishers Weekly (Starred Review)

“Mortality, in all its splendor and sadness, is T.A. Barron’s subject… Fantasy mavens will find plenty here to enthrall them.” —The New York Times Book Review

“Save a tree, save history! Barron fuses concerns over the natural world with fantasy lit.”
The Huffington Post, ”The 9 Best Trees in Literature”

“Absorbing story, vital characters — and also a pioneering work opening paths we didn’t know were there.” —Lloyd Alexander, National Book Award winning author

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