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Stephens, John.The emerald atlas / John Stephens. — 1st ed.p. cm. — (The books of beginning ; bk 1)Summary: Kate, Michael, and Emma have passed from one orphanage to another in theten years since their parents disappeared to protect them, but now they learn that theyhave special powers, a prophesied quest to ﬁnd a magical book, and a fearsome enemy.ISBN 978-0-375-86870-2 (trade) — ISBN 978-0-375-96870-9 (lib. bdg.) —ISBN 978-0-375-87129-0 (intl. tr. pbk.) — ISBN 978-0-375-89955-3 (ebook)[1. Brothers and sisters—Fiction. 2. Magic—Fiction. 3. Space and time—Fiction.4. Identity—Fiction. 5. Monsters—Fiction. 6. Prophecies—Fiction. 7. Books andreading—Fiction.] I. Title.PZ7.S83218Eme 2012[Fic]—dc222010029100The text of this book is set in 12-point Goudy.Printed in the United States of AmericaApril 201210 9 8 7 6 5 4 3 2 1First EditionRandom House Children’s Books supports the First Amendmentand celebrates the right to read.
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