The Quest to the Uncharted Lands

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By Jaleigh Johnson
Publisher Delacorte Books for Young Readers
The Quest to the Uncharted Lands
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From the acclaimed author of the New York Times bestseller The Mark of the Dragonfly comes another magical and thrilling story that takes readers on an exciting new adventure. Perfect for fans of Wrinkle in Time! Stella Glass dreams of exploring worlds beyond her home of Solace, but when her famous parents are sent on a historic mission to the Uncharted Lands, its simply too dangerous for her to join them. By order of the king, she is left behind. Missing out on the excitement is one thing, but Stella is devastated at the thought of her parents flying into the unknown. So she takes matters into her own hands. Instead of staying with family as planned, she steals away andright before takeoffsneaks aboard the airship. But Stella isnt the only stowaway. In the cargo bay is a boy who is also desperate to get to the Uncharted Lands. And someone else whos determined to keep the ship from making it there at all. . . . Praise for Jaleigh Johnsons The Quest to the Uncharted Lands: The authors endearing STEAMloving heroine and magical hero hit all the right buttons for middle grade readers....Funny and heartbreaking...a musthave choice for all middle grade shelves. SLJ, StarredA fullthrottle fanfare for those with a predilection for alchemy, adventure, and a little anarchy.Kirkus ReviewsPraise for Jaleigh Johnsons The Secrets of Solace: Highly recommended for those who have finished with Harry and are too young for Katniss. SLJ, Starred An engaging world rich in detail, mayhem, and adventure . . . All aboard for fantasy lovers with a dual penchant for girl power and keeping up with the Indiana Joneses. Kirkus Reviews Praise for Jaleigh Johnsons The Mark of the Dragonfly: This magnetic middlegrade debut . . . is a pageturner that defies easy categorization and ought to have broad appeal. Publishers Weekly, Starred Heart, brains, and courage find a home in a steampunk fantasy worthy of a nod from Baum. Kirkus Reviews, Starred A fantastic and original tale of adventure and magic. . . . Piper is a heroine to fall in love with: smart, brave, kind, and mechanically inclined to boot. SLJ, Starred

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70725 words70,725 words
354 pages354 pages
Lexile 830LLexile 830L
Grade 5 to H+Grade 5 to H+
Age 10-18Age 10-18
Published 2017Published 2017

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