Enchantress from the Stars

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Penguin Group USA, Feb 1, 2003 - Juvenile Fiction - 288 pages
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Elana, a member of an interstellar civilization on a mission to a medieval planet, becomes the key to a dangerous plan to turn back an invasion. How can she help the Andrecians, who still believe in magic and superstition, without revealing her own alien powers? At the same time, Georyn, the son of an Andrecian woodcutter, knows only that there is a dragon in the enchanted forest, and he must defeat it. He sees Elana as the Enchantress from the Stars who has come to test him, to prove he is worthy. One of the few science fiction books to win a Newbery Honor, this novel will enthrall teenage and adult readers.

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Review: Enchantress from the Stars (Elana #1)

User Review  - Kris - Goodreads

One of my best grade-school discoveries. Long ago lost count of the number of people I've recommended it too. Read full review

Review: Enchantress from the Stars (Elana #1)

User Review  - Sara - Goodreads

One of the great joys of financially-stable adulthood is being able to track down all the books you read and loved as a child, but for some reason never owned, and purchase them on whim. I'm not sure ... Read full review


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Sylvia Louise Engdahl is the author of six novels published between 1970 and 1981, of which "Enchantress from the Stars" was the first. It was awarded a Newbery Honor in 1971, and the “ Phoenix Award” in 1990. Ms. Engdahl currently resides in Eugene, Oregon.

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