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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

  • ISBN-13: 9780385389617
  • ISBN-10: 0385389612
  • Publisher: Yearling Books
  • Publish Date: March 2016
  • Dimensions: 7.6 x 5.2 x 0.6 inches
  • Shipping Weight: 0.3 pounds
  • Page Count: 208
  • Reading Level: Ages 10-UP