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Firebirds Rising

by Charles De Lint Alan Dean Foster Diana Wynne Jones Sharon Shinn Tanith Lee Emma Bull Kara Dalkey Nina Kiriki Hoffman Patricia A. Mckillip Tamora Pierce Pamela Dean Carol Emshwiller Kelly Link Ellen Klages Francesca Lia Block Alison Goodman Sharyn November

Here is the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the award-winning anthology Firebirds! Firebirds Rising takes readers from deep space to Faerie to just around the corner. It is full of magic, humor, adventure, and?best of all?the unexpected. The one thing readers can count on is marvelous writing. Firebirds Rising proves once again that Firebird is a gathering place for writers and readers of speculative fiction from teenage to adult, from the United States to Europe, Asia, and beyond.

The Green Glass Sea

by Ellen Klages

(back of book) It is 1943, and almost eleven-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is on a train to New Mexico, where she will live with her father. She doesn't know where in New Mexico, exactly; the corporal who took her to the station can't tell her. It's wartime, and so many things are secret. Soon she arrives at a town that- officially- doesn't exist. It is called Los Alamos, and it is abuzz with activity, as famous scientists and mathematicians from all over America and Europe- Dewey's father among them- work on the biggest secret of all, something everyone calls only "the gadget." Over the next few years, Dewey gets to know those scientists, starts working on her own mechanical projects, and locks horns with Suze Gordon, a budding artist who is as much of a misfit as she is. None of them- not J. Robert Oppenheimer, the director of the Manhattan Project; not the mathematicians and scientists; and least of all, Dewey and Suze- know how much "the gadget" is about to change their lives, and the world. Ellen Klages's voice is remarkable, fresh, and without pretense. You will be swept away by The Green Glass Sea.

The Green Glass Sea

by Ellen Klages

It is 1943, and 11-year-old Dewey Kerrigan is traveling west on a train to live with her scientist father--but no one, not her father nor the military guardians who accompany her, will tell her exactly where he is. When she reaches Los Alamos, New Mexico, she learns why: he's working on a top secret government program. Over the next few years, Dewey gets to know eminent scientists, starts tinkering with her own mechanical projects, becomes friends with a budding artist who is as much of a misfit as she is--and, all the while, has no idea how the Manhattan Project is about to change the world. This book's fresh prose and fascinating subject are like nothing you've read before. .

White Sands, Red Menace

by Ellen Klages

It is 1946, and the events of The Green Glass Seahave changed the world and Dewey Kerrigan's life. She's now living near the White Sands Missile Range in New Mexico with the Gordon family. Dr. Gordon is working on rockets that will someday go to the moon; Mrs. Gordon is working on stopping the Bomb. Meanwhile, Dewey and her sister, Suze, share secrets, art, and science as they adjust to high school in an isolated desert town. Then, like a different kind of dropped bomb, Dewey's long-lost mother, Rita Gallucci, reappears in their lives. And she wants to take her daughter away.

White Sands, Red Menace

by Ellen Klages

It is 1946. World War II is over?ended by the atomic bomb that Dewey Kerrigan?s and Suze Gordon?s scientist parents helped build. Dewey?s been living with the Gordons since before the war?s end, before her father died, moving south with them to Alamogordo, New Mexico. At the White Sands Missile Range, Phil Gordon is working on rockets that will someday go to the moon; at home, Terry Gordon is part of the scientists? movement against the Bomb. Dewey and Suze have conflicts of their own. Where does a girl who likes physics and math fit in? How do you know the right time to speak up and the right time to keep your head down? And, most important of all: What defines a family? .

White Sands, Red Menace

by Ellen Klages

It is 1946. World War II is over?ended by the atomic bomb that Dewey Kerrigan?s and Suze Gordon?s scientist parents helped build. Dewey?s been living with the Gordons since before the war?s end, before her father died, moving south with them to Alamogordo, New Mexico. At the White Sands Missile Range, Phil Gordon is working on rockets that will someday go to the moon; at home, Terry Gordon is part of the scientists? movement against the Bomb. Dewey and Suze have conflicts of their own. Where does a girl who likes physics and math fit in? How do you know the right time to speak up and the right time to keep your head down? And, most important of all: What defines a family?

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