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by Charmayne Hafen
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BOOK ONE IN THE LAND OF TWILIGHT TRILOGY Avid sixth-grade trail biker, Lorna Wilson, moves to Arizona with her mom and baby brother leaving her dad behind. Unpacking, Lorna knows she needs to find a way to fit in. When the girl next door knocks on Lorna’s front door, she opens up to an idea to solve her problem.Splashing in the pool at Ally’s house, Lorna learns about the bike challenge created by a scar-faced neighborhood legend, Samuel Black. Then, she hears herself boasting that she can take on Samuel Black in his own race and win. Lorna’s words quickly come back to bite her. Although none of the kids will root for the new girl, an ancient cairn opens to Lorna showing her the Land of Twilight, a time between times, a land not in real time.What she thinks she wants forks and changes as her friendships grow deeper. This story offers a ladder to emotional growth for a kid endangered by divorce.Get all three of the action-adventure fantasies in Twilight for intermediate and middle school grades. Illustrations are by award-winning artist, Brianna Osaseri. Themes: Time travel ages 9-12; action-adventure; Female protagonist; diversity; Book one in a series. Synopsis: Riding over a manhole at sunset, new kid Lorna Wilson surfaces in Twilight, where she is given three impossible tasks to complete.