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The Magic Token: A Journey with Alice in Wonderland

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It's Walt Disney meets H. G. Wells' "Time Machine" when Emma Thomas' best friend loses the silver dollar that Emma loaned her for a seventh grade school project. Dana offer's her twelve-year-old friend a replica of a magic token once owned by Charles Dickens. Reluctantly taking it, Emma scoffs at the claims on the magic token package that the famous 19th century author use ...more
Paperback, 148 pages
Published December 23rd 2004 by iUniverse
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Sarah Crawford
Jan 15, 2016 rated it it was amazing
This is at times an absolutely hilarious story. Imagine taking Alice (1862) and having her meet, in Wonderland, Emma, a young black girl from 2005. It's a culture clash that can even drive Wonderland crazy.

Emma gets into Wonderland by using a magic token. She tries to convince Alice that Alice is not real, but just a fictional character. Emma is also sort of on the outspoken side. Being black, everyone she meets in the (English) wonderland thinks she's a runaway slave, her being black and being
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ben holum
Mar 11, 2008 rated it it was ok
Recommends it for: Alice fanatics.
Shelves: fiction, alice
An African American girl journeys with Alice through wonderland, knowing the basic story from the Disney movie in advance. Attention is given to the racism of Alice's time, and the book has a multitude of creepy pedo subtleties.
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