So You Want to Be A Wizard

So You Want to Be A Wizard

Book - 1992
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Thirteen-year-old Nita, tormented by a gang of bullies because she won't fight back, finds the help she needs in a library book on wizardry, which guides her into another dimension.
Publisher: New York : Dell, 1992.
ISBN: 9780440406389
Characteristics: 226 p. ; 20 cm.


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Jun 30, 2019

I was so sad when I finished this book because it is THE BEST. It’s great if you like fantasy but also if you like sci-fi. I would recommend it to everyone.

Dec 08, 2015

why is book two on order but they have books 4 and 8 and 9?

Jan 26, 2015

Young Wizards: Book 1

Nita and Kit come into their wizardry. They fight the Lone One in an alternate dimension and give the Good Book back to The Powers. Somewhat suspenseful, good characters, interesting sci-fi

Orange_Fox_31 Jul 23, 2014

this is a great book!

Jun 20, 2013

this is an amazing book- I recommend it to any fantasy book lovers

Feb 06, 2013

This book was very major when I was even younger, and it combined two genres I really loved - science fiction and fantasy. I especially loved it because it was about two awkward teenagers, outcasts, who grew into people who knew who they were.

Aug 15, 2012

It's an awesome book whether you like fantasy or science fiction since it manages to marry both in an awesome adventure story. Really cool characters and an amazing adventure. Beautifully written and the beginning of a great series of books still being written today.

lms Apr 28, 2012

I'm so glad this series has been re-issued! This is the first in the series. Writing comparable to L'Engle and a fascinating journey of young teens learning about and controlling magic.

crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

This book was really good and a great way to introduce the story and its characters.

jessiep4 Aug 22, 2011

What a great adventure story! Nita will have you under her spell from the get-go!

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Jul 07, 2014

Something stopped Nita's hand as it ran along the bookshelf. She looked and found that one of the books had a loose thread at the top of its spine. It was one of those So You Want to Be a . . . books, a series on careers. So You Want to Be a Pilot, and a Scientist . . . a Writer. But his one said, So You Want to Be a Wizard.
I don't belive this, Nina thought. She shut the book and stood there holding it in her hand, confused, amazed, suspicious--and delighted. If it was a joke, it was a great one. If it wasn't . . . ?


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crystal_dark Nov 05, 2011

“Reading one book is like eating one potato chip.”


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