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The Way Past Winter - cover

The Way Past Winter

Kiran Millwood Hargrave

Publisher: Chronicle Books LLC

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The Way Past Winter is a riveting adventure about magic, an eternal winter, and one girl's unbreakable determination to reunite her family.Mila, her sisters, and her brother, Oskar, live in a small forest cabin, surviving in a world gripped by frost and snow. When a mysterious man shows up on her doorstep, Mila and her family grant him shelter for the night. But in the morning, the man is gone—and he's taken Oskar with them.• Written by award-winning and internationally recognized author Kiran Millwood Hargrave• Inspired by European folklore• Middle grade novel that explores deeper topics—grief, inner strength, and the unbreakable bonds of familyDetermined to save their brother, Mila and her sisters set out on a mission to rescue him. But challenges await them at every turn: wolves with the speed of demons, tempestuous gold, an untrustworthy mage—and always the relentless, stinging freeze of winter. The Way Past Winter is a classic adventure story in the vein of Phillip Pullman, Anne Ursu, and Kelly Barnhill that evokes the best of the middle grade fantasy genre.• A beautifully written, smartly paced tale of riveting adventure with a focus on family• Perfect for children ages 10 and up who love fantasy and magic• You'll love this book if you love books like Greenglass House by Kate Milford, Nevermoor: The Trials of Morrigan Crow by Jessica Townsend, and The Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill.

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