Protecting the Magic (Series - Book 3) (Gr. 5-8)
Written by: Louis Shultz
Illustrated by: John Portez
In this intriguing sequel following "Watchamacallit Wizardry" and "The Mustermill Project," Billy and his best friend, Casey, are growing up and helping old Mac with chores at his farm. When Mac's dog uncovers a Native American artifact out in the cornfield, the boys jump back into the mystery of the magical waterfall, the gigantic plants, the exploding flower bulbs, and the glowing rocks. With new clues at every turn, Billy and Casey are more excited than ever to find out the origin of the magic they've encountered. Meanwhile, Billy's father has joined the project and is working on experiments that could lead to amazing scientific advances! When a nosy stranger shows up at Mac's farm, Casey, Billy, and his father realize the importance of protecting the secret from discovery and misuse. Why is Douglas McKenzie so interested in Mac's farm? Will the ideas Billy's father has amount to anything useful? In this series finale, nearly lost history may be saved! Note to Educators: This story contains themes of energy conservation and alternative fuel development.
For 2 - 6 Readers
Advantage (Multi-Level) Format includes Playbooks Reading Levels - Stages 3-6