City Of Lights


Far From Home, an ordinary girl is a powerful warrior: Mary Jingo of the Shadowlands, the People of LeeChee's great hope.City of Lights is the debut book in the Far From Home series, a BRAND NEW juvenile / middle-grade fiction fantasy series. A very ordinary eleven-year-old girl finds herself on the brink of adventure. As she is whisked away to the land of LeeChee (teeming with flying bicycles-Flycycles-and Thunderbirds), she must decide if she is willing and able to help the Resistors restore the Everything and conquer the evil Shoeboxians. Gear up, future Oracles in Training, your journey to LeeChee is about to begin. The first book in the new Far From Home series, City of Lights is a middle-grade / juvenile literature book for students and children age 9 to 99.From the back cover: Oh! Hello there, future reader. Thank you for picking up this book. Your humble narrator would like you to know that this is a story worth reading-if you like tales about ordinary girls who get the chance to be whisked off to magical lands, that is! Our main character is one Mary Jingo. When you crack the spine on this volume, she will be one week away from finishing fifth grade and already looking forward to middle school and getting her own phone.But then this ordinary girl will notice glimmers of light and meet a strange little man who conjures the best smells she has ever smelled. Before she even stops to consider what she's doing, she agrees to set off on an adventure into the strange new land of LeeChee. Far From Home, an ordinary girl is a powerful warrior: Mary Jingo of the Shadowlands, the People of LeeChee's great hope.Now our heroine must find a way to save LeeChee from Thrall and restore the Everything. How can she face down the Void, the foul-smelling Shoeboxians, or the evil Mellie? But that's a lot of details and words that are probably new to you, dear reader. You'll just need to open these pages and read about Mary Jingo's adventures Far From Home.



  • Condition: New
    HPB condition ratings
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    • Fine/Like New (F): Book may have been read. Looks new and has no defects. May show remainder marks. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
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  • Format: Trade Paperback
  • Sold by: HPB.com
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  • Language: --
  • Publisher: Longbird Publishing, LLC
  • ISBN-13: 9781736617427
  • ISBN: 1736617427
  • Publication Year: 2021
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HPB condition ratings
  • New: Item is brand new, unused and unmarked, in flawless condition.
  • Fine/Like New (F): Book may have been read. Looks new and has no defects. May show remainder marks. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Near Fine (NF): Clean, with no defects, but may show slight wear at edges of book or dust jacket. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Very Good (VG): Shows signs of wear. May have minor defects: clipped or chipped dust jacket; owner’s inscription; remainder mark; minor foxing or bumping. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Good (G): Average used book with all pages present. May have any of the defects above to a greater degree, including highlighting, library markings, or loose bindings. Rare and collectible books may have cocked spine, cracked hinges, water stains; torn or repaired dust jacket. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Fair (FR): May be very worn, soiled, torn, or barely holding together. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
  • Poor (P): May have extensive damage from moisture or insects; detached boards; parts may be missing; marginally salable unless very unusual. Used textbooks do not come with supplemental materials.
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HPB condition ratings
  • New: Mint condition or still sealed (SS). Absolutely perfect in every way. New.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): No defects, little sign of use, well cared for. Plays perfectly. Close to new. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. Could be an unopened promotional or cut item. Sometimes called: mint-minus.
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  • Good (G): Attractive and well cared for, but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, scuffing or scratching, but will play almost perfectly. For vinyl: barely detectable crackles or pops.
  • Fair (FR): This item is in okay condition. For vinyl: good is not so good and the record may have low level crackles or pops when playing. CD: one or more tracks may skip.
  • Poor (P): Obviously well-worn and handled. Most vinyl collectors will not buy good or below, but some tracks on CD or vinyl will play.
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HPB condition ratings
  • New: This movie is unopened and brand new.
  • Fine/Like New (EX): Near new. No defects, little sign of use. Plays perfectly. Not necessarily sealed or unused, but close. No skipping; no fuzzy or snowy frames in VHS.
  • Very Good (VG): Attractive and well cared for but no longer fresh. Minor signs of wear, but will play almost perfectly. For VHS: barely detectable distortion or very few fuzzy or snowy frames.
  • Good (G): This item is in okay condition and basically works well. There may be some minor distortion on VHS tape; slight scratching or wear on DVD.
  • Fair (FR): Basically plays, but may be obviously well-worn with some scratching or tape distortion.
  • Poor (P): Disc or tape is intact, but may be scratched or stretched. There may be skips or distortion or product defects.
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