Teacher’s Guide: The Skybound Saga

The Skybound Saga by Alex London is a young-adult fantasy trilogy about the memories that haunt us, the histories that hunt us, and the bonds of blood between us.

★“London’s world-building is exceptional, and the story has twists and turns to keep readers engaged . . . A well-crafted fantasy featuring diverse characters, this book is a strong selection for all libraries serving teens.” —School Library Journal, starred review

★“With political intrigue, epic battle sequences, jolts of romance, and strong female and queer characters, there’s a lot to pique readers’ interests here. But it’s the unique world-building and beautifully complex sibling relationship that make this a must-read. Readers will be swept away in this book’s talons.” —Kirkus Reviews, starred review

“With dynamic world building . . . this trilogy opener is a captivating, layered adventure that explores the bonds of siblings in an unforgiving world. Stock up—this one will make the rounds.” —Booklist

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Storytime: Christian McKay Heidicker reads THIEVES OF WEIRDWOOD

Christian McKay Heidicker, author of Newbery Honor Winner SCARY STORIES FOR YOUNG FOXES, reads an excerpt from his new middle grade fantasy, THIEVES OF WEIRDWOOD!

VIDEO: Watch Christian read an excerpt from Scary Stories for Young Foxes here.

Praise for Thieves of Weirdwood:
“This series opener’s both funny and well paced, and the worldbuilding is fantastic..character development is splended.” —Kirkus

“With dazzling wit and enough spooky adventure for this and any alternate universe, Thieves of Weirdwood thrills to the last page. Startling, original and epic.” —Eoin Colfer, creator of Artemis Fowl

“With a good dose of comedy, a dash of self-awareness, and some riveting plot twists, this book is unique and hilarious.” —The Bulletin of the Center for Children’s Books

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