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Co author Peter Kujawinski introduced me to his book as he stopped in the store to sign stock Gave it to my ten year ld first who said it was just as great as the Percy Jackson series which coming from him is a huge compliment Read it myself and am hugely impressed by the clean writing thought provoking context and uick pace I m holding back n the last star a bit reluctantly but the conclusion dragged n a bit for me took a while to get to where I knew we were going anyway Loved the forest scene smack in the middle I will recommend this title to ther fans f Percy Jackson Potter and childrens fantasyadventure Serious seuel potential here Dormia is a about a boy who lives in World s End and that has a special power that let s him do stuff in his sleep he wouldn t normally do it awake He got this special power by his father before he passed away He does this crazy stuff but when he wakes up he does not remember a single thing that he did Then ne sudden he noticed that he planted a plant in his Garden it was different than any ther plant it glowed and it changed color He didn t what it is but Screwball Television: Critical Perspectives on Gilmore Girls other traveler went to his house to buy the plant but Alfonso believes it is a gift from his dad One day this man knockedn the front door Ya Gotta Believe!: My Roller-Coaster Life as a Screwball Pitcher and Part-Time father, and My Hope-Filled Fight Against Brain Cancer of his house and said he was Alfonso s father brother He then sees the magic plant that Alfonso had grown And tell s them everything about the plant and where it comes from They then make a long journey to return the plant back to where it belong s before it is late And if they don t make it Dormia and possible Earth may be destroyed forever Get this book and read it to see the actual storyI recommend this book to people who like Adventure and Mystery Books The cover art is wicked awesome the book was not so much It was a pleasant read but not a particularly compellingne and I felt that there were too many plot holes and elements that weren t thought through all the way Ash granules that will dissolve into your eye but can be kept safely in a pocket wouldn t the ash just mash into the fabric A river big enough to row a boat Night's Pawn on inside a tree root I mean I wasn t a biology major and I know this is a magic tree butand how could the roots extend so far beyond the city walls I could gon The motives didn t match the people the adventures didn t make sense with the plot and too many interesting sub elements were completely ignored why were both brothers unable to locate each Firing the First Elder (Pioneers in the Pulpit Book 2) other What happened to the sister. Introducing Alfonso Perplexon herof the epic fantasy tale DormiaAlfonso Perplexon is an unusual sleeper He climbs trees raises falcons even shoots deadly accurate arrows all in his sleep No ne can figure ut whyThen ne evening a man arrives at Alfonso’s door claiming to be Alfonso’s long lost uncle Hill This uncle tells a fantastical tale Alfonso’s ancestors hail from Dormia an ancient kingdom f gifted sleepers which is hidden in the snowy peaks The Secret Child of the Ural Mountains According to Hill Dormia exists thanks to a tree known as the Founding Tree with roots that pump life into the frozen valley But the Founding Tree is now dying and in a matterf days Dormia.

Was the cat actually supernatural Japanese Schoolgirl Inferno: Tokyo Teen Fashion Subculture Handbook or just thebject f the sisters senility What s the history f the strange sphere and why was it in the middle f the woods I had high hopes for the book but it reads like a first draft not a fully finished novel In the words f someone I know mehThe concept was interesting enough and there were plenty f sleep related jokes in Dormia but the whole story seemed rushed and the ending seemed abrupt and vague I m sure since there is a continuation to the seriesThe story was interesting enough however to merit 3 rather than 2 but I m not sure if it was enough to get me to read the seuel Who knowsIf you have time to kill go ahead and read this therwise don t go ut f your way It sat n my bookshelf for 3 years I read this book ut loud to my 10 year Hitler's Northern War: The Luftwaffe's Ill-Fated Campaign, 1940-1945 old son This was a creative and engaging adventure fantasy The style that it was written in made it incredibly easy to readut loud I didn t find myself stumbling ver strange speech patterns r awkward dialogueThe story is based n the creative premise f a society that performs exceptional activities while they sleep for them wakefulness is a state A Philosophy of Cinematic Art of laziness It was interesting and fullf a ton The Potato Hack: Weight Loss Simplified of adventure and excellent action scenesThere are uite a few plot holes and inconsistencies throughout the story However those didn t bother my son So this is probablyne White House Years (Henry Kissingers Memoirs of those reads that kids will really love but adults willnly feel so so aboutThe story is a bit drawn ut and at times it felt like there was too much detail However the whole family enjoyed this and my son would like to continue with the seriesOverall this was a fun middle grade adventure read My whole family ended up enjoying it There are some plot holes and inconsistencies throughout the story but these didn t bother my son Only ther complaint would be that at points the story gets a bit long because there is too much detail Generally this was a good read and I might continue Scab on with the series if my son wants to Yo Yo Yo this book is a heck noTried to read it and never finished Won t be trying again Hate it Goodbye YOU HAVE TO READ THIS BOOK It is absolutely amazing It is by far my favorite book EVER I am so sad it isver I can t wait for the second book This book is good for ages 12 90 I am so happy this book caught my eye at the store IT S A MUST READ 12 10 12DormiaA while back I read a book called Dormia by Jake Halpern In the book Alfonso Perplexon is an weird sleeper He climbs. Faces an icy apocalypseDormia’s salvation lies with the Great Sleeper who possesses the special powers to enter a sleep trance and grow a new Founding Tree Hill suspects that Alfonso is just such a person In fact Alfonso’s sleeping self has already hatched this tree Now the uestion is Can Alfonso and his uncle deliver it in time They must hurry but they also must be careful not to be followed by Dormia’s age In a World Created by a Drunken God old enemy the Dragoonya who are always hunting forne Indo No Kao of the secret entryways into DormiaAlfonso agrees to take the tree to Dormia and thus beginsne f the greatest adventures a twelve year ld boy could ever wish forAs he woke up from a late afternoon.

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Trees tightrope walks and shoots arrows all in his sleep No Giant Peach Yodel one can figureut why Then Sinai and Zion one day a man arrives at Alfonso s door saying he s Alfonso s dads brother and his his long lost uncle Hill that he never knew about Uncle Hill tells him the reason he does amazing things is because Alfonso s ancestors come from a magical land called Dormia A long forgotten kingdomf gifted sleepers Which resides hidden in the snowy peaks f the Ural Mountains in Russia Dormia nly survives thanks to a magical tree known as the Founding Tree with roots that pumps the necessary life needed in the valley But the Founding For most people sleeping is well sleeping Not much happens besides an ccasional mumble and a strange dream But for 12 year ld Alfonso Perplexon its when he sleeps that he truly comes alive He climbs trees grows peculiar plants an Reviewed by Theresa L Stowell for TeensReadToocomAlfonso Perplexon is not just any kid He does things in his sleep that most people can t doFor example he wakes up in the top branches f a tree Unfortunately he has a harder time getting down when he is awake than he had climbing it when he was asleep One morning when he climbs down from his tree he meets a stranger named Kiril who understands his sleepwalking abilities and warns him f an adventure that he may soon undertakeNot long after this strange visitation Alfonso s uncle Hill Persplexy shows up at the greenhouse Iniquity owned by Pappy Eubanks Alfonso s grandfather Uncle Hill tells Alfonso a talef a lost city that needs a very special ne f a kind plant that Alfonso has grown If Alfonso does not deliver the bloom to the mysterious city f Dormia the city and its inhabitants will wither awayThis bit f news begins Alfonso s journey to find the mythological city Along the way he meets a number Annual Report of the Officers of the Town of Holderness, N. H: Year Ending January 31, 1937 (Classic Reprint) of strange and amusing characters includingne Gardening with Shape, Line and Texture: A Plant Design Sourcebook old woman who sleeps in a casket for long periodsf time and a pair f ld ladies who act Livin' de Life onlyn the advice The Amazing Dreams of Andrew Latter of their cat He and Uncle Hill also run into a numberf dangerous situations that will keep readers Culture is the Body: The Theatre Writings of Tadashi Suzuki on the edgef their seats Alfonso must learn to trust his Cognitive Science: An Introduction to the Study of Mind own judgment about who isn his side and who is really The Legend of Joaquin Murrieta out to harm him and destroy his bloomReaders will enjoy traveling alongside Alfonso in this uest to notnly save a city but to find his heritage in this uniue story Halpern and Kujawinski have created a uirky set f characters and a fascinating place that readers will want to return to time and agai. Nap Alfonso blinked pen his eyes and discovered that he was perched at the top f a gigantic pine tree – some two hundred feet above the ground The view was spectacular Alfonso could see for miles in every direction and he could even make ut his house in the distant hamlet f World’s End Minnesota Unfortunately there was no time to enjoy the view The small branch that Alfonso stood upon was covered with gleaming snow and creaked dangerously under the pressure f his weight Icy gusts f wind shook the entire treetop Alfonso looked down grimly at the ground far below If he fell he would most certainly die“Oh brother” muttered Alfonso to himself “Not again?.

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