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Toggle navigation Carolina Digital Repository. Help Contact Us Login. Identity, destiny, and magic: developmental perspectives on major themes in young adult fantasy series Public Deposited. You do not have access to any existing collections. You may create a new collection. APA Caggia, P. Identity, destiny, and magic: developmental perspectives on major themes in young adult fantasy series. Chicago Caggia, Peter T. Rowling's Harry Potter series.
The analysis was conducted to examine major themes in young adult fantasy: Identity as in, the search for , Destiny participation in a larger plan , and Magic the acquisition, use, and mastery of magical powers and devices. Findings were discussed as they related to the developmental theories of Erikson and Piaget. A sequence of identity discovery emerged as the central focus of the relationship between Identity, Destiny, and Magic. Findings in the literature were also found to parallel developmental models proposed by Erikson identity achievement and Piaget formal operations.
Access Open access. Parents: This work has no parents. The walls will not tolerate your trespass. The ceilings will bleed and the windows will shatter. If you do not cease your intrusion, the rooms will soon smell of corpses. Who is the Sentry? And why does the Sentry want the Donahues out of the house badly enough to kill? As Olivia and Janie explore the house, they find a number of sinister secrets…and as they explore their town, they find a hidden history that the Sentry wants to remain hidden forever.
You can lock the doors. You can close the windows. Bestselling Divergent and Carve the Mark author Veronica Roth delivers a stunning collection of novella-length stories set in the future, illustrated with startling black-and-white artwork. No world is like the other. Within this masterful collection, each setting is more strange and wonderful than the last, brimming with new technologies and beings. And yet, for all the advances in these futuristic lands, the people still must confront deeply human problems. In these six stories, Veronica Roth reaches into the unknown and draws forth something startlingly familiar and profoundly beautiful.
With tales of friendship and revenge, plus two new stories from the Carve the Mark universe, this collection has something for new and old fans alike. Each story begins with a hope for a better end, but always end with a better understanding of the beginning. With beautifully intricate black-and-white interior illustrations and a uniquely designed package, this is the perfect gift for book lovers. From the author of When Elephants Fly comes an exceptional new novel about falling down, risking everything and embracing what makes us unique.
After losing an eye in a childhood accident, she had to relearn her perception of movement and space. Being on set with the hottest teen movie idol of the moment, Gus Price, should be the cherry on top.
But when their small plane crashes in the Amazon, and a terrible secret is revealed, Danny must face the truth about the parent she worships and falling for Gus, and find her own inner strength and worth to light the way home. Caught in a war between the rebels and the invading colonizers, Jetta must make an impossible choice — save her people or protect her sanity. Jetta is a wanted criminal. They also want her for the power in her blood — the magic that captures wandering spirits to give life to puppets, to rocks, to paper…to weapons.
The rebels want her, too, to help them reclaim their country. Jetta may be the one who can tip the scales in this war. And scared off Leo, the only person who saw her as she truly is. With Le Trepas at large and a clash between the army and the rebels becoming inevitable, Jetta will have to decide if saving her country is worth sacrificing her soul. Acclaimed author Heidi Heilig creates a rich world inspired by Southeast Asian cultures and French colonialism.
From the moment she first learned to read, literary genius Darcy Wells has spent most of her time living in the worlds of her books. But when a new property manager becomes more active in the upkeep of their apartment complex, the only home Darcy has ever known outside of her books suddenly hangs in the balance. Fairy tales are one thing, but real love makes her want to hide inside her carefully constructed ink-and-paper bomb shelter. Still, after spending her whole life keeping people out, something about Asher makes Darcy want to open up. The streets of Creije are for the deadly and the dreamers, and four crooks in particular know just how much magic they need up their sleeve to survive.
Tavia, a busker ready to pack up her dark-magic wares and turn her back on Creije for good.
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Perfect for fans of Gayle Forman and Mary H. Tucker knows that some relationships take work.
With his best friend, Bobby, and his mom, everything is simple, steady. His dad, on the other hand, seems to only show up when he wants to bring Tucker down. Erika from before the video loved to shock people.
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In , New Orleans is a city ruled by the dead. After a third murder, New Orleans becomes gripped by the terror of a serial killer on the loose — one who has now set Celine in his sights. As the murderer stalks her, Celine finally takes matters into her own hands, only to find herself caught in the midst of an age-old feud between the darkest creatures of the night, where the price of forbidden love is her life. Heart-wrenchingly honest, fans of Brandy Colbert and Nicola Yoon will anticipate this poignant reflection on what it means to choose yourself.
For years, it was just the two of them tending the farm. He tries balancing his old life in L. Can he make a choice between his family and his future without sacrificing a part of himself? In her debut novel, award-winning poet Brynne Rebele-Henry re-imagines the Orpheus myth as a love story between two teenage girls who are sent to conversion therapy after being caught together in an intimate moment.
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