The World Above

The World Above

For Ages: 12 and up
Gen and her twin brother, Jack, were raised with their mother's tales of life in the World Above. Gen is skeptical, but adventureous Jack believes the stories--and trades the family cow for magical beans. Their mother rejoices, knowing they can finally return to their royal home.

When Jack plants the beans and climbs the enchanted stalk, he is captured by the tyrant who now rules the land. Gen sets off to rescue her borther, but danger awaits her in the World Above. For finding Jack may mean losing her heart....
  • Simon Pulse | 
  • 208 pages | 
  • ISBN 9781442403376 | 
  • June 2010 | 
  • Grades 7 and up | 
  • Lexile 670L

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About the Author

Cameron Dokey
photo courtesy of Christopher Briscoe

Cameron Dokey

Cameron Dokey is the author of nearly thirty young adult novels. Her other fairy tales include, The Storyteller’s Daughter, Sunlight and Shadow, and Golden. She has also written the #1 bestselling How Not to Spend Your Senior Year. She lives in Seattle, Washington, with her husband and four cats.