Legends of Lotus Island Books

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Legends of Lotus Island Series

The Guardian Test (Book 1)

Author: Christina Soontornvat; 

Illustrator: Kevin Hong

AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

From three-time Newbery honor recipient Christina Soontornvat comes a compelling new young middle grade fantasy series for readers who love stories about animals, magic, and kids like them embracing their power to change the world. Young Plum is shocked to discover that she’s been accepted to the Guardian Academy on Lotus Island, an elite school where kids learn how to transform into Guardians, magical creatures who are sworn to protect the natural world. The Guardian masters teach Plum and her friends how to communicate with animals and how to use meditation to strengthen their minds and bodies. All the kids also learn to fight, so they can protect the defenseless if needed. To her dismay, Plum struggles at school. While her classmates begin to transform into amazing creatures, Plum can’t even seem to magic up a single feather! If she can’t embrace her inner animal form soon, she’ll have to leave school ― and lose the first group of real friends she’s ever known.

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Legends of Lotus Island Series

Into The Shadow Mist (Book 2)

Author: Christina Soontornvat; 

Illustrator: Kevin Hong

AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Adventure

Plum and her friends are traveling to the misty Bokati Island. There they will study with the mysterious Guardian Master Em, who is the keeper of the ancient forest there. The field trip comes just in time for Plum, who still can’t figure out why she’s so different from the other Novices on Lotus Island. At first, Plum doesn’t know what to make of this quiet and sometimes gloomy place. But it doesn't take long to discover that Bokati is brimming with an incredible array of fascinating animals and plants. When an unseen force begins to destroy the trees, putting the entire ecosystem at risk, Plum and her classmates must spring into action. Plum is determined to help, even though she's hiding secrets about her own Guardian powers from even her closest friends.

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Legends of Lotus Island Series

City of Wishes (Book 3)

Author: Christina Soontornvat; 

Illustrator: Kevin Hong

AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Science Fiction

During the New Year break, Plum and her friends travel to fancy, fashionable Nakhon City. There they'll stay with Sam and his mother, the powerful Lady Ubon.



At first, Plum is dazzled by how big and exciting Nakhon City is. She's never experienced anything like it! But under the glittering surface, secrets lurk. A storm is brewing, and Plum will have to harness all of her growing powers to survive it.

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Temple of Secrets (Book 4)

Author: Christina Soontornvat; 

Illustrator: Kevin Hong

AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Science Fiction

Return to Lotus Island!



Plum is facing the most difficult test of her Guardian powers yet. Lotus Island is in danger, and there's not much time to save this special place.



Power-hungry Councilor Yurn is headed to the island with a ship full of hoverbots and a devious plan in mind: he means to take over Lotus Island and build a new city there. His plan will destroy the fragile ecosystem, including the island's precious lotus plants. When the Guardians learn that their unique powers are dependent on the lotus flowers, they realize just how much is at stake if Yurn succeeds. Plum must rely on her smarts, her Guardian powers, and most importantly-her friends-to save Lotus Island and all it stands for.

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