Spaceships & Spells: A Collection of New Fantasy and Science-Fiction Stories

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Thirteen stories--by such distinguished science fiction authors as Isaac Asimov, Robert Lawson, Patricia C. Wrede, and Jane Yolen--explore a world of magic, fantasy, and the unexpected

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Grade 5-8 Thirteen new fantasy and science fiction stories from Isaac Asimov, Gregory Benford, Barry Longyear, Patricia Wrede, and others. The themes may be classiccharacters make a wish, travel in time, talk to dragons or aliens, find a unicorn, woo a princess, do magicdo magicbut there's a twist to each: the wish is called ``Arnold,'' the alien's name is ``Frank,'' Coville's ``Watch out!'' suggests that would-be magicians better read the directions, and Jessica Amanda Salmonson's contribution opens with a teddy bear standing at Heaven's gate. Helfman's sad ``Voices in the Wind'' and a gloomy story by Robert Lawson provide contrast to the generally lighthearted tone. A well-chosen, well-wrought collection. John Peters, New York Public Library
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