The Alchemyst: The Secrets of the Immortal Nicholas Flamel, Book 1
While working at mundane summer jobs in San Francisco, fifteen-year-old twins Sophie and Josh are caught up in the deadly, centuries-old struggle between rival alchemists Nicholas Flamel and John Dee. At issue is possession of an ancient book of secret formulas for alchemy and everlasting life. For grades 6-9. 2007.
Read by Martha Harmon Pardee