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Enchanter's Glass

3.81  ·  Rating Details ·  37 Ratings  ·  5 Reviews
Things have gotten so bad that Phoebe skips school to escape her problems. Wandering around, Pheobe is drawn to the bridge. When a frightening force sends her over the railing, she emerges from the icy water gripping a chunk of clear glass. Why do things look so strange through this shard? Could it be magic?
Hardcover, 198 pages
Published May 1st 1996 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt P
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Alana
Sep 07, 2012 Alana rated it really liked it
This book is fantastic for a focused purpose: it introduces kids to allegory.

C.S. Lewis' Lion, Witch and the Wardrobe series is a good example for sci-fi/fantasy that has a deeper meaning, an allegory for real life. But many kids reading it only glean from it the most obvious meaning, the story. The theme, the way it parallels our lives is lost on some young, less sophisticated readers.

Enchanter's Glass is a great stepping stone for kids who want to learn how to look past the obvious story. It
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Apryl Mason
Jul 23, 2012 Apryl Mason rated it did not like it
This was LAME. It jumped around so much I was confused. I mean if I didn't even get this whole "life of the mind" crap, I don't know how a kid is supposed to get it. I wish I could give it 0 stars.
Asenath
May 12, 2009 Asenath rated it liked it
Shelves: ya-lit, fantasy
This book was all about symbolism of school. They had the geeks and the immature kids, and the popular kids-all in a medieval world! The symbolism kind of smacks you in the face...
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Sep 25, 2008 Cozette rated it liked it
I read this book in middle school and it's still on my shelf despite my multiple attempts to clear books out.
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Mar 19, 2010 Amanda rated it did not like it
It's not what I had expected, not really confusing but kind of boring/weird is the only way I can explain it.
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