Flora's Dare: How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa (Hardcover)
How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa
Harcourt Children's Books, 9780152054274, 528pp.
Publication Date: September 1, 2008
Never. Saving her city and her best friend are the least a Girl of Spirit can do--yet what Flora doesn't expect are the life-altering revelations she learns about her family and herself.
Praise For Flora's Dare: How a Girl of Spirit Gambles All to Expand Her Vocabulary, Confront a Bouncing Boy Terror, and Try to Save Califa …
Praise for Flora's DareWinner of the Andre Norton Award for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy "Wilce creates a fantastic and unique world. . . . Guaranteed thrills, chills, and amazing revelations."—VOYA * "This fresh and funky setting is rich with glorious costumes, innovative language and tantalizing glimpses of history."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Never loses its sense of fun."—Booklist Praise for Flora Segunda "Highly original, strange and amusing ...treats young readers with respect."—Diana Wynne Jones * "A thoroughly original magical world marks this witty debut...Tantalizingly, the open-ended conclusion hints there might be more to come from this compelling and funny heroine."—Kirkus Reviews, starred review "Like [Philip] Pullman’s Lyra Silvertongue or [Terry] Pratchett’s Tiffany Aching, Flora Fyrdraaca is a descendant of Jo March rather than a fainting beauty who needs rescuing."—The New York Times Book Review Praise for Flora's Fury "[A] thrilling, bizarre ride."--The Horn Book "Readers return to our heroine at a pivotal moment in her growth . . . Flora fans will love old mysteries solved."--Kirkus Reviews "Offers some enjoyable twists . . . fans of Flora will not be disappointed."--VOYA, 3Q 2P J S "A charming conclusion to a fine fantasy series."--Booklist