The Gift is by James Patterson and Ned Rust. The second book in the Witch & Wizard series. Whit and Whisty are still struggling to avoid the clutches of the evil One Who is The One. As they work with the resistance to rescue children from the New Order they discover that not everyone they think is a friend can be trusted. This story follows their re-capture by the New Order, another escape, and their struggle to understand their powers, their place in the resistance, and their need to find their parents. They must also face betrayals and learn to trust each other. Fans of this series will enjoy this installment.
Ratings: 8th grade - 7 out of 10 - V (violence) - AC (some mature thematic content).