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Upside-Down Magic Series

Upside-Down Magic

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

It's never easy when your magic goes wonky.

For Nory, this means that instead of being able to turn into a dragon or a kitten, she turns into both of them at the same time-a dritten.

For Elliott, the simple act of conjuring fire from his fingertips turns into a fully frozen failure.

For Andres, wonky magic means he's always floating in the air, bouncing off the walls, or sitting on the ceiling.

For Bax, a bad moment of magic will turn him into a . . . actually, he'd rather not talk about that.

Nory, Elliott, Andres, and Bax are just four of the students in Dunwiddle Magic School's Upside-Down Magic class. In their classroom, lessons are unconventional, students are unpredictable, and magic has a tendency to turn wonky at the worst possible moments. Because it's always amazing, the trouble a little wonky magic can cause . . .

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Upside-Down Magic Series

Sticks & Stones

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Adventure

Strange things are happening at Dunwiddle Magic School -- and the Upside-Down Magic class is getting blamed!

Yes, Marigold did shrink Lacey Clench to the size of a gerbil. But that was an accident. And, yes, most people weren't prepared for Nory to transform into a squippy (that's half squid, half puppy) -- but it's not like Nory meant to mix up paws and tentacles. And while Bax does have the unfortunate magical condition of turning into a stone, he swears he has nothing to do with the rocky magic that's been happening in Dunwiddle's halls.

When things get messy, it's easy to point your finger at the kids with the messiest magic. But the Upside-Down Magic students aren't going to let themselves get in trouble. Instead, they're going to find out what's really going on -- and get their school back on track before something really wacky happens.

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Showing Off

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

Some people in school are afraid of the kids in the Upside-Down Magic class. Others just call them flops. But Nory and her friends in Upside-down Magic won't let that stop them. Not with a school-wide talent show coming up!

Except... Nory's afraid her fluxing magic will go wonky and upset her father. Pepper is worried that her abilities as a Fierce will make all the animals in the show run wild. Bax has some extreme new magic skills, but they can also be extremely embarrassing. And Elliott suspects there's a Sparkie spy who's looking to uncover UDM's talent-show secrets-and to use those secrets against them.

In order to take the stage and make some magic, the Upside-Down Magic kids are going to have to band together... and find the right combination of talents to steal the show!

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Dragon Overnight

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

Nory Horace can turn herself into a kitten. But sometimes she adds in a bit of dragon and, well, accidentally turns into a dritten. Oops? Her friend Andres Padillo can fly high . . . but then he can't fly back down again.

Nory and Andres are in an Upside-Down Magic class with other kids who have unusual magic. Now they're off on their first-ever overnight field trip! At Dragon Haven, Nory, Andres, and their UDM classmates get to swim with dragons, fly with dragons, and feed dragons. There's
even a Hatchery, where they might get to see
a newborn dragon.

There's only one downer. The UDM kids aren't the only ones visiting Dragon Haven. There are other students there, too. Students from another school. Students with normal magic. Dragon rescue, bonfires, and pajama
breakfasts won't be nearly as fun with a bunch of snooty strangers.

Unless . . . maybe everything isn't as bad as it first seems. Thrown together with kids who are probably enemies, but might be friends, the UDM kid

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Weather or Not

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

When Willa's upside-down magic rains, it pours. Clouds form under ceilings. Classrooms get flooded. Nory and the kids in Ms. Starr's Upside-Down Magic class always have umbrellas nearby, just in case.

Willa hates being the source of such sogginess. And yet the more she rains, the worse she feels . . . and the worse she feels, the more she rains.

Nory, meanwhile, can't wait to celebrate her first Bing Day-her town's magical holiday. There's even a parade! Too bad she's stuck doing her Bing Day class project with drippy Willa. To make things worse, Elliott seems to be taking Willa's side on everything.

All the storminess is threatening to flood the UDM friendships. Will they drown in misery? Or can they use their magic to make the storm clouds disappear?

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The Big Shrink

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

Marigold Ramos can magically make things small - sometimes very, very small. The only problem? She can't figure out how to make them big again.

Maybe a new tutor can help Marigold manage her magic. And maybe her magic will come in handy as she and her friends in the Upside-Down Magic class band together to protest a new rule by their principal, a super unfair rule that bans them from bringing their amazing new toy dragons to school.

But when Marigold starts shrinking her friends and the class bunny, it's a humongous problem! It's time to figure out how Marigold and her friends can make a big statement... without disappearing entirely!

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Hide and Seek

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

When Nory's magic first appeared, her father wanted her to go to fancy, selective Sage Academy, where he is the headmaster. But Nory's magic went upside-down at the worst possible moment . . . and she was sent to Dunwiddle Middle School instead!

The good news? Nory loves Dunwiddle, and her best friends have upside-down magic, too!

The bad news? When a flood wrecks Dun­widdle, Nory and her UDM friends are forced to relocate . . . to Sage Academy!

Sure, there's a magical skunk garden, a school-wide Hide and Seek night, and expensive gloves that help Nory's friend Elliott with his flaring, but Nory's father and the rest of the teachers are super strict, and Nory doesn't feel like she fits in . . . at all. When she's offered the chance to stay at Sage for good, she has to decide where she belongs . . . and if Sage Academy can learn that magic comes in all shapes and sizes.

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Hide and Seek

Author: Emily Jenkins, Lauren Myracle, Sarah Mlynowski; 

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AGE
8  -  12
GENRE
Fantasy

The Upside-Down Magic kids are back in another topsy-turvy adventure in the next installment of this New York Times bestselling series! It's Big Night in Dunwiddle . . . and that means the whole school has a sleepover like no other. For one night every year, magic students run through the halls, hunting for the objects that will win them a super special prize. Nory is super excited for the scavenger hunt. Not only because she likes winning, but also because if her team wins, she thinks there's a chance her best friend Elliott won't move away to attend super snobby Sage Academy. Sebastian is a little less excited once the hunt is on. Yes, he has magical powers that help his team -- like being able to see invisible things or anything that makes a sound. The problem is that the really loud sounds are hurting him . . . and nobody seems to care. The kids in Upside-Down Magic know their five F's (Flares, Flyers, Fuzzies, Flickers, and Fluxers) -- but to win this night, a sixth F is the most important . . . Friendship.

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