Gilded magic volume 1
Farrar Straus Giroux Books for Young Readers
IL: MG - BL: 5.2 - AR Pts: 11
Heartfelt, fast-paced, and utterly absorbing, The Gilded Girl is Alyssa Colman's sparkling debut novel about determination, spirit, and the magic of friendship. Any child can spark magic, but only the elite are allowed to kindle it. Those denied access to the secrets of the kindling ritual will see their magic snuffed out before their thirteenth birthday. In 1906 New York City, Miss Posterity's Academy for Practical Magic is the best kindling school--and...
Gilded magic volume 2
Farrar Straus Giroux
When Izzy O'Donnell saved the students at Miss Posterity's Academy for Practical Magic her courage caused the Mayor of New York to allowed new "kindling schools" to open, and open them to any child who wanted to apply, even if they are poor, and that his how Maeve O'Donnell ended up with her older sister at the Manhattan School for Magic; but unlike Izzy, Maeve is terrified of magic because she feels its wildness, and fears that she will never be...