Book Summary

    Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will—a boy on the run, a murderer—a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels.

    Each is searching—Lyra for the meaning of Dark Matter, Will for his missing father—but what they find instead is a deadly secret, a knife of untold power. And neither Lyra nor Will suspects how tightly their lives, their loves, and their destinies are bound together... until they are split apart
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    Author

    Philip Pullman

    Year Published

    1996

    Lexile Measure

    890L

    Categories

    8-12, adventure, Boys, classic, English, friendship, Girls, in corpus, magic, series, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9780679879251

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    4.1

    # Ratings

    260046

    # of Words

    100840

Book Summary

Lost in a new world, Lyra finds Will—a boy on the run, a murderer—a worthy and welcome ally. For this is a world where soul-eating Specters stalk the streets and witches share the skies with troops of angels.

Each is searching—Lyra for the meaning of Dark Matter, Will for his missing father—but what they find instead is a deadly secret, a knife of untold power. And neither Lyra nor Will suspects how tightly their lives, their loves, and their destinies are bound together... until they are split apart
(summary from goodreads.com)