The Real Boy

The Real Boy

eBook - 2013
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"A shy boy named Oscar who works as the hand to a powerful magic worker becomes the only person who can save his village from an evil monster"--
Publisher: New York, NY :, Walden Pond Press, an imprint of HarperCollinsPublishers,, 2013
ISBN: 9780062049254
Branch Call Number: Online eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
text file, rda
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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CATLIN Apr 16, 2016

So good! Anne Ursu writes great stories!

Feb 08, 2015

A simple, yet interesting book with tiny twists. Like BloomFree I'm also a cat lover, and enjoy Oscar's insights of the cats he lives with. I'm happy Oscar became friends with Callie.

Jan 02, 2015

A simple yet deep book. If there were more pictures, this would make an excellent children's book to introduce them to the world.

As a cat lover, I enjoyed reading Oscar's insights and perceptions of the many cats he lived with. I am not clear if there is a friendship or romance with the young girl but it felt like a good example of a caring and healthy relationship.

Blue_Cheetah_345 Jun 24, 2014

A mysterious mist shrouded suspense

BCD2013 Jun 12, 2014

NYPL Staff Pick
Eleven-year-old Oscar likes the quiet routine of working for the magician, Master Caleb, where he can work with plants instead of people. When a plague strikes the city and a new magic prowls the island, Oscar’s world shatters. Now one small boy may hold the answers to saving the city.

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