Cory Alder is spending the summer in Idaho with his uncle Jasper, his father's Native American war buddy. After participating in a smoke ceremony, Cory wakes up in the body of a beaver named Yellow Shell in an alternate world peopled by the Old Ones: the giant, sophisticated ancestors of today's animals. This volume is one of a unique series of books in which ordinary kids find themselves caught up in extraordinary circumstances when they are transported to historical, mythical, and legendary settings where they encounter magics of different traditions.
- Paperback | 160 pages
- 106 x 171 x 10.92mm | 108.86g
- 26 May 2006
- New York, NY, United States
- New edition
- New edition
Readers will ... find themselves caught up in the war between the People and animals whose intelligence equals that of humans. "Children's Literature"" "Readers will ... find themselves caught up in the war between the People and animals whose intelligence equals that of humans." --Children's Literature "Readers will ... find themselves caught up in the war between the People and animals whose intelligence equals that of humans."--"Children's Literature"
About Andre Norton
For well over a half century, Andre Norton was one of the most popular science fiction and fantasy authors in the world. Since her first SF novels were published in the 1940s, her adventure SF has enthralled readers young and old. With series such as Time Traders, Solar Queen, Forerunner, Beast Master, Crosstime, and Janus, as well as many stand-alone novels, her tales of action and adventure throughout the galaxy have drawn countless readers to science fiction. Ms. Norton's fantasy, including the best-selling Witch World series, her Magic series, and many other novels, has been popular with readers for decades. Lauded as a Grand Master by the Science Fiction Writers of America, she is the recipient of a Life Achievement Award from the World Fantasy Convention. Ms. Norton inspired several generations of SF and fantasy writers, especially many talented women writers who have followed in her footsteps.