Deep Wizardry (The Young Wizards Series, Book 2)

4.03 avg rating
( 15,479 ratings by Goodreads )
 
9780152049423: Deep Wizardry (The Young Wizards Series, Book 2)
View all copies of this ISBN edition:
 
 

Something stopped Nita's hand as it ran along the bookshelf. She looked and found that one of the books had a loose thread at the top of its spine. It was one of those So You Want to Be a . . . books, a series on careers. So You Want to Be a Pilot, and a Scientist . . . a Writer. But his one said, So You Want to Be a Wizard.

I don't belive this, Nina thought. She shut the book and stood there holding it in
her hand, confused, amazed, suspicious--and delighted. If it was a joke, it was a great one. If it wasn't . . . ?

"synopsis" may belong to another edition of this title.

About the Author:

DIANE DUANE is the author of more then twenty science fiction and fantasy novels, including four other books in the Young Wizards series. Four of her Star Trek novels have been New York Times bestsellers. Ms. Duane lives in rural Ireland.

Excerpt. Reprinted by permission. All rights reserved.:

Summer Night's Song

There were no streetlights there, and the stars she loved were bright. After a while she stood up in the shoulder-high water, watching the sky. Back up on the beach, Ponch was barking, excited and noisy. He can't have found Kit that fast, Nita thought. Probably something distracted him. A crab, maybe. A dead fish. A shark . . .

Something pushed her in the back, hard. Nita gasped and whipped around in the water, thinking, This is it, there are too sharks here and I'm dead! The sight of the slick-skinned shape in the water stopped her breath-until she realized what she was looking at. A slender body, ten feet long; a blowhole and an amused eye that looked at her sidelong; and a long bleak face that wore a permanent smile. She reached out a hesitant hand, and under her touch the dolphin turned lazily, rolling sideways, brushing her with skin like warm, moonlit satin.

She was immensely relieved. "Dai'stiho," she said, greeting the swimmer in the Tongue that wizards use, the language that she'd learned from her manual and that all creatures understand. She expected no more answer than a fizz or squeak as the dolphin returned the greeting and went about its business.

But the dolphin rolled back toward her and looked at her in what seemed to be shock. "A wizard! " it said in an urgent whistle. Nita had no time to answer; the dolphin dived and its tail slapped the surface, spraying her. By the time Nita rubbed the salt sting out of her eyes, there was nothing near her but the usual roaring breakers.

Copyright © 1985 by Diane Duane

All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopy, recording, or any information storage and retrieval system, without permission in writing from the publisher. Requests for permission to make copies of any part of the work should be mailed to the following address:

Permissions Department, Harcourt, Inc.,
6277 Sea Harbor Drive, Orlando, Florida 32887

"About this title" may belong to another edition of this title.

Other Popular Editions of the Same Title

9780152162573: Deep Wizardry: The Second Book in the Young Wizards Series

Featured Edition

ISBN 10:  0152162577 ISBN 13:  9780152162573
Publisher: Magic Carpet Books, 2001
Softcover

9780385293730: DEEP WIZARDRY (Young Wizards)

Delaco..., 1985
Hardcover

9780440200703: Deep Wizardry

Laurel..., 1988
Softcover

9780152012403: Deep Wizardry (Wizardry Series)

Harcou..., 1996
Softcover

9780440406587: Deep Wizardry

Yearling, 1992
Softcover

Top Search Results from the AbeBooks Marketplace

1.

Diane Duane
Published by Magic Carpet Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 0152049428 ISBN 13: 9780152049423
New Paperback Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Magic Carpet Books, 2003. Paperback. Condition: New. 1. Seller Inventory # DADAX0152049428

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 15.59
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.99
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

2.

Diane Duane
Published by Magic Carpet Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 0152049428 ISBN 13: 9780152049423
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Magic Carpet Books, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0152049428

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.88
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds

3.

Diane Duane
Published by Magic Carpet Books (2003)
ISBN 10: 0152049428 ISBN 13: 9780152049423
New Softcover Quantity Available: 1
Seller:
Irish Booksellers
(Portland, ME, U.S.A.)
Rating
[?]

Book Description Magic Carpet Books, 2003. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # MB008KULBHS

More information about this seller | Contact this seller

Buy New
US$ 18.88
Convert currency

Add to Basket

Shipping: US$ 3.27
Within U.S.A.
Destination, rates & speeds