Contributor(s): Law, Ingrid
ISBN: 0142414336 ISBN-13: 9780142414330
Binding Type: Paperback - See All Available Formats & Editions
Published: March 2010
Annotation: For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a savvy--a supernatural power they acquire at 13. On the eve of Mibs's big day, she finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing up.
|Library of Congress Subjects: |
- Magic; Fiction.
- Brothers and sisters; Fiction.
- Voyages and travels; Fiction.
|BISAC Categories: |
- Juvenile Fiction | Fantasy & Magic
- Juvenile Fiction | Family
|Lexile Measure: 1070|
|Academic/Grade Level: Grade 4-6, Age 9-11|
|Book type: Juvenile Fiction|
|Physical Information: 8.25" H x 5.25" W x 1.25" (0.65 lbs) 342 pages|
|Accelerated Reader Info|
|Quiz #: 122451
Reading Level: 6.0 Interest Level: Middle Grades Point Value: 9.0
|Scholastic Reading Counts Info|
|Quiz #: Q44793
Reading Level: 8.5 Interest Level: Grades 6-8 Point Value: 15.0
|Descriptions, Reviews, Etc.
A vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic.
For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a asavvyaaa special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity . . . and now itas the eve of Mibsas big day.
As if waiting werenat hard enough, the family gets scary news two days before Mibsas birthday: Poppa has been in a terrible accident. Mibs develops the singular mission to get to the hospital and prove that her new power can save her dad. So she sneaks onto a salesmanas bus . . . only to find the bus heading in the opposite direction. Suddenly Mibs finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing upaand of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin.
Contributor Bio(s): IV>Ingrid Law received a Newbery Honor for Savvy, her first book. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
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