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- ISBN: 9780547394473 (electronic bk)
- Publisher: [Place of publication not identified] : [publisher not identified], 2011.
|Summary, etc.:|| Introducing Alfonso Perplexon, hero of the epic fantasy tale Dormia!Alfonso Perplexon is an unusual sleeper. He climbs trees, raises falcons, even shoots deadly accurate arrows, all in his sleep. No one can figure out why.Then one evening a man arrives at Alfonso's door, claiming to be Alfonso's long-lost uncle Hill. This uncle tells a fantastical tale: Alfonso's ancestors hail from Dormia—an ancient kingdom of gifted sleepers—which is hidden in the snowy peaks of the Ural Mountains. According to Hill, Dormia exists thanks to a tree known as the Founding Tree, with roots that pump life into the frozen valley. But the Founding Tree is now dying, and in a matter of days, Dormia faces an icy apocalypse.Dormia's salvation lies with the Great Sleeper, who possesses the special powers to enter a sleep trance and grow a new Founding Tree. Hill suspects that Alfonso is just such a person. In fact, Alfonso's sleeping-self has already hatched this tree. Now the...
|Target Audience Note:|| MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
820L Lexile Level
5.8 ATOS Level
|Reproduction Note:|| Electronic reproduction. Boston : HMH Books for Young Readers, 2011. Requires Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 865 KB) or Amazon Kindle (file size: N/A KB) or OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB).
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|Subject:||Young Adult Fiction.
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