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  • Juneland
SKU: 9781645387015



*** THIS IS A PRE-ORDER! Release date: March 2024. The books will ship to you on or a couple days before the release date. Thank you for your order!***



a novel by Lex Grundorf


Middle Grade | Fiction | Fantasy | Adventure | Family | Spooky


HC ISBN: 9781645387121

PB ISBN: 9781645387015




“Don’t approach the gate. Don’t break the fence. Don’t ask about what’s past the fence.”


Stuart knows the rules of his grandmother’s land and follows them well. His timid instincts warn him to stay away from mysterious places that adults advise him not to go into, anyway. Everything changes when his grandmother invites the children along on an enchanting journey to the wondrous world beyond the gate. After that, his brother, David, and his cousin, Eva, devise a mischievous plot that Stuart can’t halt. As he stumbles into their scheme, he discovers impossible creatures and incredible secrets. Now that the fate of his family depends on him, how can he stop being the little guy? Can he summon the bravery to finish his otherworldly adventure before the world is changed forever?




Lex Grundorf lives in St. Paul, Minnesota with his husband, Joseph; daughter, Winter; and their dogs, Daisy and Keela. A background in tutoring developed Lex’s passion for creating inclusive and encouraging content for children.

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