Teens and tweens will delight in discovering the first book in the Lightbridge series by Elayne C. James. Destiny’s Call has 12-year-old Ani Jasper on a quest to discover who she is and why her abilities allow her to travel through dreams into the unknown.
Ani Jasper leaves her home in the Mojave Desert and moves to New York City when her mother goes back to school to earn her Master’s degree in Anthropology. It’s typical kid trials of starting over in a new school, making friends and trying to cope with her parents’ failing relationship.
Ani discovers she has been chosen to fight off a demon who tracker her magical abilities, invades her mind. She has the power to communicate with animals, giving her the break she needs to survive in her new urban jungle environment.