The War of the Witches by Maite Carranza

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When her mother suddenly disappears without a trace, Anaíd is baffled. Taken in by friends, She learns a shocking truth-her mother is a witch, prophesied to be the chosen one who will end an ancient war between two clans of witches. As Anaíd struggles with this discovery, she starts developing powers of her own, and sets out on a dangerous journey to rescue her mother and, ultimately, herself. This magical fantasy by internationally acclaimed author Maite Carranza delves deeply into the unspoken ties between mothers and daughters and the mysteries of growing up

About Maite Carranza

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MAITE CARRANZA has studied anthropology and worked as a teacher. In 1992 she began to focus her efforts on literature, writing fiction as well as television and movie scripts. She has received several awards, including the EDEBE children’s literature prize, and written more than forty books for children. Maite lives in Barcelona. NOËL BACA CASTEX was born in Argentina. After earning a degree in Spanish-English translation, she worked in publishing for more than ten years in both Buenos Aires and in New York. Noel, now a full-time freelancer, lives in West Orange, New Jersey with her husband and son.
Published October 1, 2011 by Bloomsbury USA Childrens. 353 pages
Genres: Science Fiction & Fantasy, Young Adult, Children's Books, Literature & Fiction. Fiction

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Anaid is a great character, and while there is not a huge amount of novelty in her training herself up and rebelling against her superiors in learning too quickly, it is all done with a strong sense of mystery – the goodies might not all be goodies, the baddies might be more fully disguised than ...

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