The Golden Hour
Now available in paperback, the first book in a thrilling, critically-acclaimed time-travel series In this "page-turner debut" (Kirkus Reviews), thirteen-year-old Rowan and his friends, twins Xanthe and Xavier, find a time portal in an abandoned resort hotel. They travel back to revolutionary France, in search of Rowan's mysteriously missing sister, Nina. A desperate dash through Versailles and a daring escape from the guillotine are just two of the many adventures the children tackle as they race against time. If they don't make it home with Nina by the "golden hour," they won't come home at all. Awards and praise for The Golden HourBook Sense PickInternational Reading Association Intermediate Fiction AwardSouthern California Booksellers' Association Children's Book Prize "A trip well worth taking." -The New York Times "One of the few fantasies with any African American characters..." - Booklist "Action-packed and laden with good-natured humor, Williams' tale is a journey worth taking." - Publisher's Weekly
288 PAGES 13.34 x 1.91 x 19.37 cm PAPERBACK
"Wonderful book. Children's time travel is one of my favorite genres and this book discusses the actual implications of time travel including issues of racially diverse kids traveling back in time to per-revolution era France."