Young City: The Unwritten Books

Young City: The Unwritten Books

by James Bow
     
 

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Rosemary Watson and Peter McAllister are supposed to be preparing for the future. But while helping Rosemarys brother move into an apartment, they fall into an underground river and are swept back in time, to Toronto in 1884. Now they must struggle to survive and adapt to the alien culture of the late nineteenth century.

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Rosemary Watson and Peter McAllister are supposed to be preparing for the future. But while helping Rosemarys brother move into an apartment, they fall into an underground river and are swept back in time, to Toronto in 1884. Now they must struggle to survive and adapt to the alien culture of the late nineteenth century.

Editorial Reviews

Record, The - Jon Fear
" ... an adventure tale with action, intrigue and a dramatic, page-turner conclusion."

What If? Magazine
"From adventure to romance with a touch of comedy, James Bow introduces characters you can easily relate to and adds a new edge to time travel. Page by page, The Young City takes you further back into the past on a whirlwind of adventures ... The Young City is a great read from a great author and I highly recommend picking up a copy." - Lyubov Kushtova, age 16

From the Publisher

"The strength of this novel lies in the unique time-travel concept and the fast-paced, suspenseful plot. The Young City is a solid novel that will appeal to readers of fantasy and science fiction. The accurate historical depiction of Victorian Toronto is also likely to win over fans of historical fiction. The Young City is a recommended purchase for public and school libraries."

London Free Press, The - Kevin Murphy
All of the doubt and mystery comes to a head in a dramatic and gripping conclusion that will have fans grasping for a fourth installment.

CM Magazine
"The strength of this novel lies in the unique time-travel concept and the fast-paced, suspenseful plot. The Young City is a solid novel that will appeal to readers of fantasy and science fiction. The accurate historical depiction of Victorian Toronto is also likely to win over fans of historical fiction. The Young City is a recommended purchase for public and school libraries."

Guelph Mercury
"... an adventure tale with action, intrigue and a dramatic, page-turner conclusion."

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781550028461
Publisher:
Dundurn Press
Publication date:
11/21/2008
Series:
Unwritten Books Series, #3
Pages:
264
Product dimensions:
5.20(w) x 7.10(h) x 0.80(d)
Age Range:
9 - 12 Years

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"The strength of this novel lies in the unique time-travel concept and the fast-paced, suspenseful plot. The Young City is a solid novel that will appeal to readers of fantasy and science fiction. The accurate historical depiction of Victorian Toronto is also likely to win over fans of historical fiction. The Young City is a recommended purchase for public and school libraries."

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