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Feb 05, 2009
| ISBN 9781101162774
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
Feb 05, 2009 | ISBN 9781101162774 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
When Edward?s mother dies, his aunt sends him to a school for troubled youths. There, Edward develops an itch in his back that he can?t scratch, and when he gets angry it seems like he can move things with his mind. When the itch erupts into a set of wings, an evil teacher tries to cut them off. Edward is rescued by Mr. Spines, who reveals that Edward is a Guardian, a magical being who guards and guides souls in the Woodbine, a stopover between life and death.
Edward will now have to battle the most evil force in the Woodbine, the Jackal, and his army of fallen Guardians. They have destroyed the bridges that lead to the afterlife, trapping countless souls. Edward is unprepared for so much responsibility and he runs away and becomes lost in the Woodbine. There he must find his own voice and learn to master his powers as he is pulled from side to side by magical forces he is only beginning to understand.
Jason Lethcoe is the author and illustrator of several books, including the Zoom’s Academy series. Prior to writing and illustrating books, Mr. Lethcoe worked for 17 years in the Hollywood animation industry as a storyboard artist for several studios, including Walt Disney… More about Jason Lethcoe
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