Midnight Magic

Summary:

This book takes place in a king's palace, where a ghost threatens a princess. Mangus has to free the princess in a certain amount of time, or else he will be executed.


Reader Enjoyment Factors:

This book has a great plot that made you want to read on.

Content Awareness Factors:

There were times when the ghost element made the story confusing.


Young Reader Reaction

We liked this book because it had a good plot and was mysterious. The characters were realistic and weren't disappointing. We thought the first chapter was boring, but once we got more into the story it was much more exciting.

Adult Reader Reaction

Not Applicable for this review.

Type of Book:
This middle-grade chapter book set in the Renaissance period.
Educational Themes:

The story taught us that things may not always turn out how you planned them.

Reading Level:
4.7
Recommended Age To Read By Yourself:
9 and Up
Recommended Age To Read Together:
10 and Up
Age of child:
Read by a group of 11- and 12-year-old students at John Jay Middle School (Katonah, NY)
Purchase Recommendation:
Borrow. This book is old fashioned.

Title Midnight Magic
Author Avi
Publisher Scholastic Inc. © 2004
ISBN 0439242193
Material Hard Cover
Cost $6.99
Genres Fantasy, Mystery, Historical Fiction, History, Middle Ages
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