Through the Skylight

Author(s): Ian Baucom

Middle Readers

Two tantalizing tales, magically intertwined, cross cultures and span centuries as three kids set out to save the lives of three others--who just happen to live in the Middle Ages! "A stone lion roars...""A sleek black cat speaks...""A faun leaps from the canvas of a painting..." When Jared, Shireen, and Miranda are each given one glittering gift from an old Venetian shopkeeper, they never fathom the powers they are now able to unleash; they never expect that their very reality is about to be utterly upended. And the adventure has hardly begun. For in another time, centuries earlier, another trio--Rashid, Maria, and Francesca--have been thrown together under terrible circumstances: They have been kidnapped and, along with hundreds of other children, will be sold into child slavery. Unless, that is, they can find some way to save them all. But all their fates lie in the hands of Jared, Shireen, and Miranda. The future--and the lives--of these three very modern children become entirely intertwined with those of the children from the past. Danger, it seems, has a way of spanning centuries.


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"Give this to fantasy buffs, especially fans of Cornelia Funke's Inkheart series." "Reminiscent to Cornelia Funke's "Inkheart."" --"School Library Journal"

General Fields

  • : 9781442481671
  • : Simon & Schuster
  • : Atheneum
  • : February 2014
  • : United Kingdom
  • : April 2014
  • : books

Special Fields

  • : 400
  • : Paperback
  • : Ian Baucom