BOOKS for MIDDLE GRADE AND PRETEENS (AGE 10 to 14)
Harold the Kung Fu Kid Series
For 15 year old Harold, it is his destiny to fight the dark forces that are emerging in his hometown.
He has been preparing all his life, but he doesn't know it.
Soon, mild-mannered resident nerd of Lincoln High, Harold Lee, would realize his greatest destiny - to assume the ancestral heritage he was born to seize - that of Kung Fu Master.
And this Kung Fu Master has a date with a vampire, a very beautiful vampire...whom he doesn't know whether he'll kiss or stake.
The Fairy Rose Chronicles (First Published in 2003)
From the ALA YALSA Award-winning author Kailin Gow of the Bitter Frost Series, comes the story of Feyland before the War of Seasons.
Meet Rose, a fairy girl in the Kingdom of Summer, and her adventures as a fairy growing up in Fairyland, or Feyland, as it is formally called. As a summer fairy, Rose is kept busy with the Summer Harvest. The last thing on her mind was the gift she receives on her fairy 13th birthday, which brings out a gift she didn't know she had.
The Alchemists Academy (Published in 2011)
A boarding school for the magically inclined, founded by Merlin himself. The Alchemists Academy is Harry Potter meets Camelot along with a healthy dose of teen love, coming of age, friendship, and destiny.
"What do you learn here...at the Academy?" Wirt asks. "Magic? The responsibility to use your powers responsibly?"
"Uh...something like that," his roommate Spencer said. "More like how to rule worlds."
Wirt, is used to being shuffled from foster home to foster home, adopting a devil-may-care attitude toward the world along the way. Now he s in a school he can t escape, learning to develop his latent magical abilities, for what use, he doesn t know...to save his world or to destroy it...
Kailin Gow Books in the Classroom and Author Appearances on Stage at Children's Conferences such as
the OC Children's Book Festival
Copyright 2017 Kailin Gow