June 1, 2014

The Glass Sentence

cover image of The Glass Sentence
S.E. Grove

In 1891, in a world transformed by 1799's Great Disruption - when all of the continents were flung into different time periods - thirteen-year-old Sophia Tims and her friend Theo go in search of Sophia's uncle, Shadrack Elli, Boston's foremost cartologer, who has been kidnapped. Together, they travel over rough terrain and uncharted ocean, encounters pirates and traders, and relies on a combination of Shadrack’s maps, common sense, and her own slantwise powers of observation. But even as Sophia and Theo try to save Shadrack’s life, they are in danger of losing their own. Ages 10 and up.