Stealing the Sword (Paperback)

A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #1)

By Wendy Mass, Oriol Vidal (Illustrator)

Scholastic Inc., 9781338217360, 96pp.

Publication Date: August 28, 2018

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Library Binding (8/28/2018)

List Price: 4.99*
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Description

Pick a book. Grow a Reader!

This series is part of Scholastic's early chapter book line, Branches, aimed at newly independent readers. With easy-to-read text, high-interest content, fast-paced plots, and illustrations on every page, these books will boost reading confidence and stamina. Branches books help readers grow!

Chase and Ava find an old suitcase filled with strange objects. One of the objects looks like a dragon-headed doorknob... Suddenly Chase and Ava find themselves jumping back in time to King Arthur's castle! They meet the king's wizard Merlin and soon discover what the dragon-headed doorknob really is. It turns out they have an important job to do: They must save the king! But a bad guy is after them... How will Chase and Ava get back home? They will need to act fast to find out! Oriol Vidal's engaging illustrations appear on every page. Newly independent readers will eat up this time-travel series from New York Times bestselling author Wendy Mass!


About the Author

Wendy Mass is the author of award-winning books for young readers, including 11 Birthdays, Finally, 13 Gifts, The Last Present, and the Twice Upon a Time series; as well as A Mango-Shaped Space, Jeremy Fink and the Meaning of Life, Heaven Looks a Lot Like the Mall, Leap Day, Every Soul a Star, Space Taxi, and The Candymakers. She lives with her family in New Jersey.



Oriol Vidal is an illustrator and storyboard artist living in Barcelona, Spain. Wendy Mass's Time Jumpers is the first early chapter book series he has illustrated.


Praise For Stealing the Sword: A Branches Book (Time Jumpers #1)

Praise for Stealing the Sword:

"Part of Scholastic's early chapter book series Branches, this title is designed to be easy-to-read and features a high-interest plot to help readers make the transition from picture books to longer chapter books. The characters are likeable and the story has lots of action..." -- School Library Journal

Praise for 13 Gifts:

* "Mass keeps the plot jumping like a fireworks display; there's one surprise spark after another, all coming together at the end for a breathtaking finale." -- School Library Journal, starred review

Praise for 11 Birthdays:

* "A fresh twist on the familiar themes of middle-grade family and school dynamics." -- Booklist, starred review