The Amulet of Samarkand
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Source:Stroud, Jonathan. Bartimaeus trilogy ; bk. 1, Hyperion Books For Children, Volume 1st, New York, p.462 (2003)
Call Number:Cubb Curr PR6069 .T744 A68 2003
Keywords:American Library Association Best Books for YA 2004, American Library Association Notable Children's Bk 2004, Apprentices--Fiction, Apprentices--Juvenile fiction, Boston Globe/Horn Book Honor 2004, Choice/Books for Youth 2003, England--Fiction, England--Juvenile fiction, Genies--Fiction, Jinn--Juvenile fiction, London (England)--Fiction, London (England)--Juvenile fiction, Magic--Fiction, Magic--Juvenile fiction, Wizards--Fiction, Wizards--Juvenile fiction
Summary: Nathaniel, a magician's apprentice, summons up the djinni Bartimaeus and instructs him to steal the Amulet of Samarkand from the powerful magician Simon Lovelace.
Lexile measure 800; Ages 10-14; Grade level 4.8; Science fiction & fantasy