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Bestselling author Alice Hoffman's bewitching Nightbird is perfect for ages 10-13: love and friendship empower a lonely girl to embrace her uniqueness and discover her strengths. Twig lives in Sidwell, where people whisper that fairy tales are real. After all, her town is rumored to hide a monster. And two hundred years ago, a witch placed a curse on Twig's family that was meant to last forever. But this summer, everything will change when the red moon rises. It's time to break the spell. Praise Nominated for: The Great Stone Face Award (NH) Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award (Illinois) The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland) "Hoffman reminds us that there are secrets everywhere . . . Nightbird soars." -- The New York Times "Alice Hoffman has a gift for melding magic and realism in a way that makes nearly anything seem possible." -- Shelf Awareness, Starred "The mix of romance and magic is irresistible." -- Kirkus Reviews What Other Authors Are Saying "I love the way Alice Hoffman creates the most ordinary people and then turns their lives magical. . . . [ Nightbird ] is like reentering a wonderful dream that you vaguely remember." --Lois Lowry, two-time Newbery Medal-winning author of The Giver

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Grouping Title nightbird
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subject_facet Blessing and cursing -- Juvenile fiction, Community life -- Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction, Families -- Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction, Interpersonal relations -- Juvenile fiction, Massachusetts -- Juvenile fiction, Paranormal fiction, Juvenile, Wings (Anatomy) -- Juvenile fiction
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topic_facet Blessing and cursing, Community life, Families, Fantasy, Interpersonal relations, Juvenile Fiction, Paranormal fiction, Juvenile, Wings (Anatomy)