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andlt;Bandgt;When Rory realizes fairy tales are the real deal at Ever After School, she embarks on a classic quest to fulfill her destiny in this and#8220;andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;B andgt;fast-paced combination of middle school realism and fairy-tale fantasyand#8221; (andlt;I andgt;Kirkus Reviewsandlt;/Iandgt;).andlt;/Bandgt;andlt;BRandgt;andlt;BRandgt;Rory Landon has spent her whole life being known as the daughter of a famous movie star mom and director dad. So when she begins a new after-school program and no one knows who her family is, Rory realizes something is different. After she ends up fighting a fire-breathing dragon on her first day, she realizes the situation is more unusual than she could have imagined. It turns out the only fame that matters at Ever After School is the kind of fame earned from stories Rory thought were fictional. But as Rory soon learns, fairy tales are very realand#8212;and she is destined to star in one of her own.andlt;BRandgt; andlt;BRandgt;This first installment of The Ever Afters series reimagines classic fairy tale characters in a modern context, merging familiar fantasy with the everyday realities of middle-grade existence.

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When Rory realizes fairy tales are the real deal at Ever After School, she embarks on a classic quest to fulfill her destiny in this “fast-paced combination of middle school realism and fairy-tale fantasy” (Kirkus Reviews).

Rory Landon has spent her whole life being known as the daughter of a famous movie star mom and director dad. So when she begins a new after-school program and no one knows who her family is, Rory realizes something is different. After she ends up fighting a fire-breathing dragon on her first day, she realizes the situation is more unusual than she could have imagined. It turns out the only fame that matters at Ever After School is the kind of fame earned from stories Rory thought were fictional. But as Rory soon learns, fairy tales are very real—and she is destined to star in one of her own.

This first installment of The Ever Afters series reimagines classic fairy tale characters in a modern context, merging familiar fantasy with the everyday realities of middle-grade existence.

About the Author

Shelby Bach grew up reading every book she could find and writing stories in battered notebooks. She also rarely came home with a clean shirt and had a lot of accidents that ended with a hunt for Band-Aids. Nowadays, she writes on her laptop rather than in a notebook, but not much else has changed. Her books include andlt;iandgt;Ofandlt;/iandgt; andlt;iandgt;Giants and Iceandlt;/iandgt;, andlt;iandgt;Of Witches and Windandlt;/iandgt;, and andlt;iandgt;Of Sorcery and Snowandlt;/iandgt;. She lives in Portland, Oregon.

Product Details

ISBN:
9781442431478
Author:
Bach, Shelby
Publisher:
Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers
Author:
Loftis, Cory
Subject:
Action & Adventure
Subject:
Children s-Adventure Stories
Subject:
Children s-Science Fiction and Fantasy
Edition Description:
Reprint
Series:
The Ever Afters
Series Volume:
1
Publication Date:
20130531
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
from 3 up to 7
Language:
English
Illustrations:
f-c cvr (spfx dropped, per AZ)
Pages:
368
Dimensions:
7.62 x 5.12 in
Age Level:
from 8 up to 12

Related Subjects

Children's » Action and Adventure » Adventure Stories
Children's » Fairy Tales » Adaptations
Children's » Middle Readers » General
Children's » Science Fiction and Fantasy » General
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Product details 368 pages Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - English 9781442431478 Reviews:
"Synopsis" by , When Rory realizes fairy tales are the real deal at Ever After School, she embarks on a classic quest to fulfill her destiny in this “fast-paced combination of middle school realism and fairy-tale fantasy” (Kirkus Reviews).

Rory Landon has spent her whole life being known as the daughter of a famous movie star mom and director dad. So when she begins a new after-school program and no one knows who her family is, Rory realizes something is different. After she ends up fighting a fire-breathing dragon on her first day, she realizes the situation is more unusual than she could have imagined. It turns out the only fame that matters at Ever After School is the kind of fame earned from stories Rory thought were fictional. But as Rory soon learns, fairy tales are very real—and she is destined to star in one of her own.

This first installment of The Ever Afters series reimagines classic fairy tale characters in a modern context, merging familiar fantasy with the everyday realities of middle-grade existence.

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