The Quantum League #1: Spell Robbers by Matthew J KirbyThe Quantum League #1: Spell Robbers by Matthew J Kirby

The Quantum League #1: Spell Robbers

byMatthew J Kirby

Hardcover | January 28, 2014

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A magical crime saga filled with marvelous thrills and extraordinary adventure.

After Ben Warner is recruited to join a "science camp" led by the eccentric quantum physicist Dr. Madeleine Hughes, he discovers the secret, powerful art of Actuation - the ability to change reality by simply imagining it differently.

When a mysterious group of men invade Dr. Hughes's laboratory, abducting her and stealing her precious equipment, Ben is suddenly caught up in a turf war between dangerous actuators desperate for Dr. Hughes's innovative technology.And as Ben is pulled into a perilous, hidden world full of impossibilities now made possible, will he be able to save Dr. Hughes and vanquish their enemies before it's too late?

From Edgar Award-winning author Matthew J. Kirby comes a fast-paced, boldly imagined tale of friendship, deadly adventure, and the infinite power of imagination.

MATTHEW J. KIRBY is the critically acclaimed author of the middle-grade novels Icefall, which won the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile Mystery, and The Clockwork Three. He was born in Utah and grew up in Maryland, California, and Hawaii. Matthew is currently at work on his next novel. Visit his website at
Title:The Quantum League #1: Spell RobbersFormat:HardcoverDimensions:272 pages, 8.54 × 5.72 × 0.92 inPublished:January 28, 2014Publisher:SCHOLASTIC INCLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0545502268

ISBN - 13:9780545502269

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Rated 5 out of 5 by from So exciting! This book was written so well. It makes you want to never stop reading it. If you like magic, action, and mystery read this book.
Date published: 2014-06-30

Editorial Reviews

Praise for IcefallWinner of the Edgar Award for Best Juvenile MysteryWinner of the PEN Center Literary AwardAn ALA Best Fiction for Young Adults SelectionA New York Public Library 100 Books for Reading and Sharing SelectionWinner of the Judy Lopez Memorial Award"[A] taut, compelling mystery and survival story." -Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books"[A] claustrophobic, thought-provoking coming-of-age adventure that shows a young woman growing into her own, while demonstrating the power of myth and legend." -Publishers Weekly"Elegant and exciting." -Booklist"A well-crafted story rich with emotion and intrigue. A thoroughly engaging read!" -Brandon Mull, bestselling author of the Fablehaven and Beyonders series