Enchantress from the Stars

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The Federation Anthropological Service would never officially have allowed Elana to be on this mission to the medieval planet Andrecia. If Youngling peoples found out that a supremely advanced and enlightened society like the Federation existed, it would irreparably damage their evolution. Stowing away aboard her father's ship, Elana suddenly becomes the key to a dangerous plan to turn back the invasion of Andrecia by an aggressive, space faring Youngling civilization. How can she possibly help the Andrecians who still believe in magic and superstition, against a force armed with advanced technology, without revealing her alien powers? Apprentice Medical Officer Jarel wishes that the planet the Imperial Exploration Corps have chosen to colonize didn't have a "humanoid" population already living on it. The invaders don't consider the Andrecians to be human and Jarel has seen the atrocious treatment the natives get from his people. How can he make a difference, when he alone regrets the destruction that is people bring? Georyn, the youngest son of a poor Andrecian woodcutter, knows only that there is a terrible dragon on the other side of the enchanted forest, and he is prepared to do whatever it takes to defeat it. In his mind, Elana is the Enchantress from the Stars who has come to test him, to prove he is worthy of defeating the dragon and its powerful minions. Despite both Elana's and Jarel's inner turmoil, Georyn's burden is by far the heaviest. Ultimately, he must pit his innocent faith in the magic of his Enchantress from the Stars against foes who have come from a world beyond his comprehension.

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Sylvia Louise Engdahl is the author of six novels published between 1970 and 1981 of which Enchantress from the Stars was the first. It was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1971 and the Phoenix Award in 1990. Ms. Engdahl currently resides in Eugene, Oregon, and she encourages you to visit her Website at sylviaengdahl.com

Lois Lowry is the author of more than twenty books for young adults, including the popular Anastasia Krupnik series. Among her many honors, she received the 1990 Newbery Medal for Number the Stars and thc 1994 Newbery Medal for The Giver.

Leo and Diane Dillon's celebrated contributions to science fiction as well as children's Literature have earned them many distinguished illustration awards, including two Caldecott Medals and the Hugo Award for Best Professional Artist.

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