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“For fans of Inkheart and The Land of Stories, a sweeping, timeless middle grade fantasy about reclaiming and redefining home.”

No Place Like Home

Written by Linh S. Nguyen
Published by Inkyard Press

A recent immigrant to Canada from Việt Nam, Lan is lonely in the basement apartment she shares with her dad. Her mom and little brother are still in Việt Nam, and she misses them so much. Her books are the only things that bring her comfort.

No one is more surprised than Lan when a mysterious wind whisks her right into the pages of her latest fantasy read—and more shocking still is the fact that she summoned the winds herself! Plunged into the magical world of Silva, Lan learns she is a budding witch with the power to help Annabelle and Marlow, the very characters she’d just been reading about, save their home.

As Lan faces off against tree guardians, moving corn mazes, heart-eaters, and thoughtless kings, she finds that Silva is not so different from Toronto: new homes can be messy, wherever they are. Now, torn between several places at once, Lan confronts an important question: how do you redefine a lost home

Primary ISBN: 9781335005380
Publication Date: November 2023
Available As: Hardcover, Audiobook, eBook
Middle Grade, Age 08 or older

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Setting: Canada

Character's Place in the Immigration Journey: Immigrant

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