Article Title

Bad Magic


Jessica Bess


Excellent, Intermediate, Fantasy, Mystery, Magic, Humor

Document Type

Book Review


Clay hates magic. When he spray-paints the message “Magic sucks!” on his classroom wall, his parents decide that a proper punishment would be to send him to a camp for troubled kids. When Clay arrives at camp, he soon discovers there’s something very odd about this place. He can communicate with a llama, the camp bully Flint is playing weird tricks on him, and he sees a ghost girl in the abandoned library. When Flint threatens to sacrifice the ghost to the volcano to receive of its powers, Clay ends up in a wild chase to stop him and finally discover the mystery behind this camp.