Miri is the non-twin child in a family with two sets of them--older brothers and younger sisters. The family has just moved to an old farmhouse in a new town, where the only good thing seems to be Miri's ten-sided attic bedroom. But when Miri gets sent to her room after accidentally bashing her big brother on the head with a shovel, she finds herself in the same room . . . only not quite. Without meaning to, she has found a way to travel back in time to 1935 where she discovers Molly, a girl her own age very much in need of a loving family. A highly satisfying classic-in-the-making full of spine-tingling moments, this is a delightful time-travel novel for the whole family.The magic did not seem inclined to whisk them back and forth just because they wanted it to. ... She smiled; when Miri or Robbie or Ray asked their father for help with their homework, he always began by saying, aWhat do you already know? ... They were just her glasses, glasses that she had worn every day for the last six months, not like the mysterious lens taped to her wall, the one that ... The glasses would be magic only long enough to bring Molly home. ... Get new glasses for me .
|Title||:||The Magic Half|
|Publisher||:||Bloomsbury Publishing USA - 2010-08-10|