So You Want to Be a Wizard
Something stopped Nita's hand as it ran along the bookshelf. She looked andfound that one of the books had a loose thread at the top of its spine. It was one of those So You Want to Be a . . . books, a series on careers. So You Want to Be a Pilot, and a Scientist . . . a Writer. But his one said,... show more
Something stopped Nita's hand as it ran along the bookshelf. She looked andfound that one of the books had a loose thread at the top of its spine. It was one of those So You Want to Be a . . . books, a series on careers. So You Want to Be a Pilot, and a Scientist . . . a Writer. But his one said, So You Want to Be a Wizard. I don't belive this, Nina thought. She shut the book and stood there holding it inher hand, confused, amazed, suspicious--and delighted. If it was a joke, it was a great one. If it wasn't . . . ?
Format: mass market paperback
Publish date: June 1st 2001
Publisher: HMH Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 386
Edition language: English
Series: Young Wizards (#1)
GODDAMMIT DIANE DUANE STOP PUNCHING ME IN THE HEART!It's a children's book, they said. It's like Harry Potter but in America, they said. You'll have a good time, they said.THEY ALL LIED! I'M NOT CRYING YOU'RE CRYING!There was a time when this book was about a girl, Nita, getting bullied at school a...
What first attracted me to The Young Wizards Series wasn’t the magic system, though I have to admit it is pretty amazing, but the characters. In the first book, So You Want to Be a Wizard, Kit and Nita are two teenagers who took on a great deal of responsibility without quite realizing the consequen...
Contemporry urban fantasy for kids, starring two 12-year-olds living on Long Island. Well who doesn't want to discover a book they've never seen before at the library, one that tells you all about careers in wizarding?It's a cool idea, and I really enjoyed reading it, but in some way I can't explain...
The book reminded me a lot of A Wrinkle in Time. There was a lot of ‘science’ in the book. I was surprised at how dense in made the reading. I had a really hard time getting past the fantasy of the book. It’s not that it was bad because it wasn’t at all. It just wasn’t my type of magic or fantasy so...
A great fantasy series. I love the magic system. It's so believable and plausible and fits so seamlessly into the real world. And I really enjoy Kit and Nita and the friendship they develop.