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The last magician
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Series:
Last magician volume 1.
Published:
New York : Simon Pulse, 2017.
Format:
Book
Edition:
First Simon Pulse hardcover edition.
Physical Desc:
500 pages : map ; 24 cm
Reading Level:
IL: UG - BL: 6 - AR Pts: 25
Rating:
9-12.
Status:
East Nashville Magnet High - Teen Fiction
F Max
East Nashville Magnet Middle - Teen Fiction
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Glencliff High - Teen Fiction
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Description
A New York Times bestseller "Splendid." -- Kirkus Reviews "Vivid and compelling." -- BCCB "A smart and feisty female protagonist in whom readers will delight." -- Booklist "Will keep you guessing until the very last page." --Cinda Williams Chima, New York Times and USA TODAY bestselling author Gangs of New York meets Six of Crows in this captivating new series about a girl who must travel back in time to find a mysterious book that could save her future. Stop the Magician. Steal the book. Save the future. In modern day New York, magic is all but extinct. The remaining few who have an affinity for magic--the Mageus--live in the shadows, hiding who they are. Any Mageus who enters Manhattan becomes trapped by the Brink, a dark energy barrier that confines them to the island. Crossing it means losing their power--and often their lives. Esta is a talented thief, and she's been raised to steal magical artifacts from the sinister Order that created the Brink. With her innate ability to manipulate time, Esta can pilfer from the past, collecting these artifacts before the Order even realizes she's there. And all of Esta's training has been for one final job: traveling back to 1902 to steal an ancient book containing the secrets of the Order--and the Brink--before the Magician can destroy it and doom the Mageus to a hopeless future. But Old New York is a dangerous world ruled by ruthless gangs and secret societies, a world where the very air crackles with magic. Nothing is as it seems, including the Magician himself. And for Esta to save her future, she may have to betray everyone in the past.
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Language:
English
ISBN:
9781481432078 (hbk.), 1481432079 (hbk.)
Reading Level:
UG
Level 6, 25 Points

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Description
Esta, a talented thief with time-traveling capabilities travels back to 1902 to steal a valuable artifact used by an evil magician that caused a rift in modern-day Manhattan which traps magic practitioners. But 1902 is a dangerous time, nothing is as it seems, and Esta faces hard truths about her future which may require a betrayal of those in the past.
Target Audience
9-12.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Maxwell, L. (2017). The last magician. First Simon Pulse hardcover edition. New York: Simon Pulse.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Maxwell, Lisa, 1979-. 2017. The Last Magician. New York: Simon Pulse.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Maxwell, Lisa, 1979-, The Last Magician. New York: Simon Pulse, 2017.

MLA Citation (style guide)

Maxwell, Lisa. The Last Magician. First Simon Pulse hardcover edition. New York: Simon Pulse, 2017. Print.

Note! Citation formats are based on standards as of July 2010. Citations contain only title, author, edition, publisher, and year published. Citations should be used as a guideline and should be double checked for accuracy.
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