By Brandon Sanderson
The evil Librarians are coming!
A hero with an immense talent...for breaking issues. A life-or-death mission...to rescue a bag of sand. A fearsome danger from a strong mystery network...the evil Librarians.
Alcatraz Smedry doesn't appear destined for whatever yet catastrophe. On his thirteenth birthday he gets a bag of sand, that is speedy stolen by way of the cult of evil Librarians plotting to take over the realm. The sand will provide the Librarians the sting they should in attaining international domination. Alcatraz needs to cease them!...by infiltrating the neighborhood library, armed with not anything yet eyeglasses and a expertise for klutziness.
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