Middle School Is No Place For Magic
by Mimi Olson
| Illustrated by Jenny Zemanek
| Middle Grade
| Published 09-01-2023
Jay mastered spoon-bending by the age of eight, silk tricks by ten, and has become a talented cardician. Jay has been assisting his Dad with his magic act for years and it’s growing OLD! He just wants to play basketball, and spend time with his friends, but with so much weighing on his family the last thing Jay wants to do is disappoint the people he loves. . The clock starts ticking when his dad signs them up to perform their magic act at his school’s talent show. Will Jay find the courage to speak his mind, or will he end up being the laughingstock of Barrington Middle School? Sometimes, Jay wishes he could disappear for real!
Cover illustration by Jenny Zemanek