High Wizardry

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Harcourt Brace, 1997 - Juvenile Fiction - 337 pages
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Young wizards Nita and Kit face their most terrifying challenge yet: Nita's bratty little sister, Dairine. Not only is Dairine far too smart for a ten-year-old, she also has recently become a wizard, and worse yet, a wizard with almost limitless power. When Dairine's computerized wizard's manual glibly sends her off on her novice adventure - her Ordeal - Kit and Nita end up chasing her across the galaxy, trying to catch up with Dairine before she gets into trouble so deep that not even her brains can rescue her.

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User Review  - wagner.sarah35 - LibraryThing

Nita's sister Dairine acquires her wizarding powers in this installment of the Young Wizards series, and causes havoc across the universe. I was glad to see Dairine become a wizard, although I would ... Read full review

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User Review  - bookswoman - LibraryThing

Well, I enjoyed this book more than the last one - and the younger sister Dairine's storyline just took a quantum leap (pun intended). I'll probably go on with this series eventually but for now I think I'll read some other things. Read full review

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Author Diane Duane was born in New York City on May 18, 1952, and grew up in Roosevelt, Long Island. She is an American science fiction and fantasy author. Duane studied nursing in college and became a psychiatric nurse. She began writing full time in 1980 and has published numerous novels, including several with her husband, Peter Morwood. She also writes screenplays, served as senior writer for the BBC-TV education series "Science Challenge," and writes scripts for CD-ROM computer games. Her "Young Wizards" series won a special commendation in the Anne Spencer Lindbergh Prize in Children's Literature, 2003. She currently lives in County Wicklow, Ireland.

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