A tree that sends people through time. A 12-year-old boy with powers. His adventure could mean freedom . . . Jedidiah Wilson has always wanted to get out of his hometown, but time traveling with his imaginary friend Mavis hadn't been part of the plan. When the anxious, brilliant kid and his 63-year-old friend meet a village of people with special powers, they are whisked into an adventure across time and space to help save the village's children from a man who wants to control them. Using his ability to see secrets and his talent for the classic bait-and-switch, Jed helps the villagers set their plan for freedom in motion. . . with Mavis's assistance of course. Will Jed and Mavis be a help to their new friends, or will they just get in the way? The Boy Who Can See Secrets is magical realism for adults and young readers alike. If you like magical stories, love a good adventure, and appreciate a bit of justice, then you'll love the first book in the Magic People series. Buy The Boy Who Could See Secrets today to begin your journey.
This is a very clever combination of magic and history. Brings to light a lot of issues regarding slavery and our past history.