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The Humming of Numbers
by Joni Sensel
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Amazon.com Product Description (ISBN 0805083278, Hardcover)
Aidan is poised to take his monastic vows—until a girl enters the abbey, one who hums of the number eleven. Aidan has the ability to hear the humming of numbers, a buzzing energy given off by living things. He is captivated and tormented by the mysterious girl, Lana, who has some unusual abilities of her own. How can he become a monk when his mind is filled with impure thoughts?
Before he can begin to sort his feelings out, the Vikings raid. Only Aidan and Lana can save the village from certain, violent death—and only if they learn to trust in their mysterious talents.
Joni Sensel’s richly imagined new novel is a compelling blend of fantasy and adventure.
The Humming of Numbers is a 2009 Bank Street - Best Children's Book of the Year.
(retrieved from Amazon Thu, 12 Mar 2015 18:24:23 -0400)
Aiden, a novice about to take monastic vows in tenth century Ireland, meets Lana, a girl who understands his ability to hear the sounds of numbers humming from all living things, and just as he is beginning to question his religious calling, the two of them are thrown together in a mission to save their village from invading Vikings.