Switchers by Kate Thompson

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Tess has a secret power—and it just might save the world from disaster
Thirteen-year-old Tess is a Switcher, able to change into any animal at will. No one knows her secret, or so she thinks. But one day a strange, scruffy boy follows her home from her Dublin bus stop. The boy’s name is Kevin, and he’s a Switcher too. Kevin convinces Tess that their powers are needed for something important: stopping the snowstorms that are rapidly advancing from the Arctic. Tess and Kevin will have to stretch their abilities to the very limit in order to save the world from frozen destruction.
 

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Published June 18, 2013 by Open Road Media Teen & Tween. 220 pages
Genres: Nature & Wildlife, Travel, Science Fiction & Fantasy, Children's Books, Action & Adventure, Mystery, Thriller & Suspense, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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other authority figures in the book are completely at sea as they struggle to cope with the strange blizzards that spell doom and the strange creatures on their radar screens: Kevin and Tess in altered states.

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In occasionally poetic language (which may need some explaining to younger readers), Thompson interweaves elements from mythology and science fiction with insights into animal nature to create a coming-of-age fantasy that, like Peter Pan, ends with an open window and, for many readers, a lump in ...

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