Morgan Izaak is obsessed with his father's ancient books about the magical Philosopher's Stone. And since his mother has cancer, a little magic could be really useful-although she would prefer to trust her doctors and pray. When Morgan's best friend, Eny, tells him about another magic stone that may be hidden in their own town-the Irish Stone of Destiny-he's determined to find it. But Morgan's not the only one looking for the Stone, and by the time the two middle schoolers realize there's evil afoot, Morgan has betrayed his friendship, bad-tempered giants are loose in the land, and the Stone is lost.perhaps forever. This charming, fantastical tale about faith is the first of two volumes about the Stone of Destiny.