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Mar 25, 2014 | ISBN 9780804167079 | 586 Minutes

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Praise for The Mark of the Dragonfly:
A New York Times Bestseller

“This magnetic middle-grade debut…[is] a page-turner that defies easy categorization and ought to have broad appeal.”—Publishers Weekly, Starred Review
Heart, brains, and courage find a home in a steampunk fantasy worthy of a nod from Baum.”–Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review
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.”—SLJ, Starred Review
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

Praise for The Secrets of Solace:

Highly recommended for those who have finished with Harry and are too young for Katniss.”—SLJ, Starred Review

An engaging world rich in detail, mayhem, and adventure . . . All aboard for fantasy lovers with a dual penchant for girl power and keeping up with the Indiana Joneses.” —Kirkus Reviews

With imaginative details . . . readers will be rewarded by exciting action scenes and a deeper knowledge of Solace.”—Booklist

“The book nicely balances the firm structure of the archivists’ orderly lives with the wild abandon of the protagonist.”—The Bulletin

Praise for The Quest to the Uncharted Lands:

“The author’s endearing STEAM-loving heroine and magical hero hit all the right buttons for middle grade readers….Funny and heartbreaking…a must-have choice for all middle grade shelves.” —SLJ, Starred

A full-throttle fanfare for those with a predilection for alchemy, adventure, and a little anarchy.“—Kirkus Reviews

Praise for The Door to the Lost:

Exquisite worldbuilding will please steadfast fans of Johnson’s…and apropos themes of refugees and found families are addressed in a way that retains fantasy flavor while realistically presenting the brutality of ignorance and beauty of humanity. Your new favorite fantasy.“—Kirkus Reviews, Starred Review

Johnson’s immersive world building is vivid…and the fast-paced action, compelling characters, and one cute magical fox will keep fantasy-loving kids hooked.“—Booklist

“With heartfelt explorations of the meanings of friendship and family…fans of portal fantasies, steampunk, and action-driven books will find this an entertaining read and will be left wanting more.”—School Library Journal


Connecticut Nutmeg Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2016

Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children’s Book Award NOMINEE 2015

Great Lakes Book Award NOMINEE 2015

Maine Student Book Award NOMINEE 2015

New York Times Bestseller NOMINEE 2016

South Carolina Junior Book Award NOMINEE 2016

Tennessee Volunteer State Award NOMINEE 2017

Tennessee Volunteer State Book Award SELECTION 2017

Georgia Children’s Book Award FINALIST 2016

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