Juggler in the Wind by Wim Coleman
(The Wand Bearer Trilogy)

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Synopsis

A young adult adventure with a completely new take on the Greek Olympian gods.

When a ragtag circus shows up in the town of Buchanan, Kansas, fourteen-year-old Randy Carmichael faces a deep mystery. Voices summon him, a godlike figure appears in his dreams, and supernatural adversaries lie in wait for him as he embarks on a dangerous quest that will take him beyond mortal reality. The first book in The Wand Bearer Trilogy; USA Book News “Best Books” Award; featured in READ magazine.

"Now here I was, holding the wand in my own hand, an object of uncanny power. And I felt that power beginning to seep through me, charging me with an energy I had never experienced before, healing all my wounds with each passing second.… It dawned on me that I was being tested, called upon to prove something about myself.… "
 

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Published August 1, 2011 by Coleman/Perrin. 226 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Literature & Fiction, Children's Books. Fiction

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Gather Books

I love the mysterious and magical aspects of the story, but I did find fault in the fact that the book description talks about gods and this book doesn’t actually go into any mythological gods or goddesses.

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Red Room

(That’s why we must learn to recognize a hate-based tale in any garb, and admit that nothing holy feeds on pain.) As we live our stories and tell them, we learn what they are about … and they change … and they transform.” —from our memoir/essay “A Mexico of the Mind” (a...

Sep 27 2010 | Read Full Review of Juggler in the Wind (The Wand...

Red Room

(That’s why we must learn to recognize a hate-based tale in any garb, and admit that nothing holy feeds on pain.) As we live our stories and tell them, we learn what they are about … and they change … and they transform.” —from our memoir/essay “A Mexico of the Mind” (a...

Nov 01 2010 | Read Full Review of Juggler in the Wind (The Wand...

Red Room

We soon began writing as a team, exploring such themes such as creativity, science, history, mythology, storytelling, personal and social transformation, and the evolution of human...

Feb 25 2011 | Read Full Review of Juggler in the Wind (The Wand...

Red Room

The difference between those two shows is that while they both have supernatural elements, they’re really entirely different shows– and so too is Juggler and Percy Jackson.

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Red Room

The story line is fast-paced from the moment Randy holds a magical wand and soon gets into all sorts of adventures while joining the troupe with his panic-stricken mom in hot pursuit.… the Y.A.

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