Six impossible things

Across the Great Barrier


Frontier Magic Book Two

This is the second book of a trilogy narrated by Eff Rothmer, the “thirteenth child” of the title.

Scholastic Books
Published in 2011

Eff is back in Mill City, while her powerful twin Lan and her best friend William are off to school in the East. Things look to be fairly quiet for a while. Then Eff is asked to accompany a new professor doing a survey of the wildlife in settlement territory, west of the Great Barrier Spell.

Traveling through settlement territory, Eff and Professor Aldis Torgeson face obstacles ranging from the aggressive wildlife to the varying attitudes of the settlers themselves. The survey takes them out to the very edge of the settled areas, bringing new discoveries, new friends, and new challenges.

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