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The White Tower

By Cathryn Constable   

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338157444 Hardcover
272 Pages | 5.87" x 8.53" | Ages 8 to 12

Scholastic Inc | ISBN 9781338157468 Ebook
272 Pages | Ages 8 to 12

When Livy's accepted at Temple College, an exclusive school for the most gifted students, no one is more surprised than her. After all, she doesn't think she's very smart at all! But she does have a secret that sets her apart from everyone else . . .

Recently, Livy can't take her eyes off the sky nor stop her heels rising off the ground. And once at Temple, though busy with new friends and classes, she can't resist climbing out onto the roof. For next to the ancient statue that guards the mysterious white tower, Livy starts to have the strangest dream that she can fly.

But her dreams are more real than she thinks. And her behaviour has been noticed by others, for whom the ability to defy gravity is a possible that they'll stop at nothing to use for their own ends. It's a race against time to discover that most dangerous of secrets — will Livy survive it?

Raves & reviews:

Praise for The Wolf Princess:

"Beautifully, almost poetically written, this enchanting book is destined to become a favorite of all ages." -- Library Media Connection

"Constable's lyrical storytelling creates a hypnotic realm of ice, and from this mythical setting emerges a message about rising above one's circumstances and discovering a sense of belonging." -- Publishers Weekly

"The breathtaking, wintry setting brings this old-fashioned fairy tale to life. Readers can practically hear the howling winds, the cry of the wolves, and the silent beauty of moonlit snowfall." -- School Library Journal

"A special read." -- Shelf Awareness

"Cathryn Constable knows you have only to give reality a slight push to make it marvelous. A classic winter tale." --Financial Times

"An engrossing, deeply atmospheric story." -- The Daily Telegraph

"A richness of setting and old-fashioned sense of adventure." -- The Sunday Times

"Very special, with a spellbinding fairy tale ambiance. Contemporary but deliciously nostalgic." -- The Bookseller (UK)