Midnight for Charlie Bone (Children of the Red King) – Jenny Nimmo

Charlie Bone had an ordinary life until he realized that he could hear the words and thoughts of people in photographs. Charlie’s Grandma Bone recognizes that his new talent comes from his ancestor, the Red King, and sends him off to Bloor’s Academy for gifted children; but not before Charlie hears about a missing child and decides to find her. Once Charlie arrives at Bloor’s he finds that some of his classmates have equally mysterious powers.
Recommended age: 11-13

Fantastic fiction

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