The Newbery Honor-winning author's compelling fantasy concerns a 13-year-old boy who uncovers startling truths about the priestly class who control his people. Ages 12-up.
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As others, I was aquainted with this book through playing the computer game as a child. Only at the age of 25 did I actually read the book. Read morePublished on May 28 2001 by Michael_GR
Although few claim this as a classic work of sci-fi/fantasy, it is an excellent book and the beginning of an excellent trilogy. The world Synder created captured my imagination. Read morePublished on May 4 2001 by Katie Klein
It is no wonder this book is out of print - it is full of exposition (pages on end) and reads like a history book. Read morePublished on Jan. 14 2001 by "pure-swallow"
I originally became familiar with this series after playing a computer game on the Commodore 64 in the mid 1980s, and then just happened to stumble upon this (and the others) in... Read morePublished on Oct. 19 2000 by "ucky"
In seventh grade, I picked a book off of my teacher's shelf, expecting to be bored to tears. Instead, I got "Below the Root," the most complex and interesting story I... Read morePublished on July 6 2000 by "ocherdraco"
Why are really good books like this one out of print?
I read this as a teenager and savored every suspenseful, mysterious and joyful moment.
I read Below the Root when I was in grade school and liked it. Then I found And All Between and Until the Celebration, and thought they were wonderful! Read morePublished on Dec 19 1999 by Dan Hammari
No book has ever captured my imagination as this book has. Set in a dreamlike utopia of giant forests and ghostlike flowers, it presents a tale of an escape war and suffering, and... Read morePublished on June 13 1999