The Good: I like the set-up. Sucked into a medieval world where magic solves everything apart from indoor plumbing and noone ever has sex, she enrolls at Hogwarts and sets out on a quest to bring all the advantages of modern life to this world except indoor plumbing , including pollution and global warming, while fending off the advances of Slim Shady, the evil necromancer, and discovering that she is cleverer and more powerful than Dumbledore himself even though she only got average grades in school at home. She sat down facing Emily and opened a parchment letter. Part of Emily resented it, but she understood just how dangerous it would be if her notes fell into the wrong hands. There were so many things she knew was possible but she didn't know how to actually implement it. Magic was always safer when used by a focused magician.
There was nothing like it on Earth. I recommend it because of the action heroine with plenty of agency and great imaginary world building. Reluctantly, she starts to carry out her new duties, unaware that deadly enemies are waiting in the shadows, preparing themselves to strike at her when her back is turned. It helped prevent cramps and bleeding during their time of the month. Hi Anne, I am a Kindergarten teacher at a Charter School we use a lot of Susan Wise Bauer and she is coming for a 3 day training in July. There was an easy confidence in his voice that both puzzled and alarmed her.
She hadn't noticed any of the male students at Whitehall giving the female teachers grief, but most of the teachers — even Master Tor — knew their subjects well enough to convince their students not to mess with them. It seemed embarrassing to have to hide her identity, but she knew Lady Barb was right. There were many unexpected events, and they were all beautifully linked by book's end. Emily found herself staring as the two competitors exchanged spells. He wants to be independent but still loves being connected to his dad.
I am very much looking forward to the next one. Emily read it a third time, then looked up at Lady Barb. Was he asking her out on a date? Felt more like a setup for the rest of the series than a book in it's own right though. And she still hadn't learnt how to teleport. A moment later, it was all over.
How long had he been spying on her to have such an accurate idea of her capabilities? Yodel had done very good work, she had to admit, even if he'd helped Emily get into real trouble. But the source of the plague is stranger than anyone has guessed, and the courage that will be required of Briar before all is ended will be even greater than anyone could have imagined. To go without the book, kids need to be old enough to focus and imagine the story in their minds. Every time she delays using her magic, she risks headaches. Master Grey is enough of a traditionalist to be irked at you distracting his student. It kicks off in one week, and the Syndicate needs cleaning up once and for all. The maids gave them an enquiring glance, then left them alone as Jade cast a privacy ward.
Her body starts to break up into dust. She gave Emily a reproving look. Other parents tended to allow their children to fade away into the magical community. Inside, the walls were lined with books, old books. Jade took it, passed him a pair of gold coins, then shoved the bill into his pocket. Read by Katherine Kellgren Hello! Did duelling win someone the post of most powerful magician in the world? A moment later, the spell flickered out completely and Emily froze, trapped in the darkness. Jet lag wasn't a problem in the new world, but teleport lag might well be.
Her long blonde hair cascaded down over stout shoulders and a muscular body. The corridor flared with light, bright enough to make Emily cover her eyes before it dimmed to a more manageable level. But powerful forces work in the shadows, carrying on Adrien's evil vision, and threatening to draw Arcadia back into the darkness. If they found anyone with new magic, they were to provide basic instruction and then invite the new magician to Whitehall or one of the other magical schools. He was older, his hair had been cropped to his skull and he walked with a confidence that outshone the young man Emily remembered, but there was no mistaking Jade. And then she sensed the second spell coming to life. I would like to recommend the following audiobooks geared toward grade school and middle school children.
Emily couldn't help a flicker of pride at seeing books produced by her printing presses. She gave Emily a warning look. If Emily can't stop him, he might bring about the end of days. Very enjoyable -- as they've always been! She says she can't be this Child of Destiny because she can't do anything for the world, but she's constantly thinking up ways to change the world by introducing basic numerical systems and stirrups and stuff like that. Term had ended a week ago; Alassa and Imaiqah had gone home to Zangaria, leaving Emily to wait for Lady Barb. A mistake could have lethal consequences.