War of the Witches

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Bloomsbury Publishing, Oct 1, 2011 - Juvenile Fiction - 352 pages
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When her mother suddenly disappears without a trace, Anaíd is baffled. Taken in by friends, She learns a shocking truth-her mother is a witch, prophesied to be the chosen one who will end an ancient war between two clans of witches. As Anaíd struggles with this discovery, she starts developing powers of her own, and sets out on a dangerous journey to rescue her mother and, ultimately, herself.

This magical fantasy by internationally acclaimed author Maite Carranza delves deeply into the unspoken ties between mothers and daughters and the mysteries of growing up

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When her mom mysteriously disappears, Anaíd discovers that she belongs to an ancient tribe of witches. She must quickly learn the arts of witchcraft to enter The Dark World and find her mother ... Read full review

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About the author (2011)

MAITE CARRANZA has studied anthropology and worked as a teacher. In 1992 she began to focus her efforts on literature, writing fiction as well as television and movie scripts. She has received several awards, including the EDEBE children's literature prize, and written more than forty books for children. Maite lives in Barcelona.

NOËL BACA CASTEX was born in Argentina. After earning a degree in Spanish-English translation, she worked in publishing for more than ten years in both Buenos Aires and in New York. Noel, now a full-time freelancer, lives in West Orange, New Jersey with her husband and son.

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