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- DescriptionA vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic.For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a savvy a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity . . . and w it s the eve of Mibs s big day.As if waiting weren t hard eugh, the family gets scary news two days before Mibs s 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 salesman s 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 up and of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin.
- Author BiographyIngrid Law has sold shoes, worked in a bookstore, helped other people get jobs, and assembled boxes for frozen eggplant burgers. She and her twelve-year-old daughter live in Boulder, Colorado, in a lovely old mobile home that they like to believe is a cross between a spaceship and a shoe box. They enjoy writing on its walls and painting on its ceiling, and have two harps, a flute, and a ukulele, as well as a fondness for muffins.
- Author(s)Ingrid Law
- PublisherDial Books for Young Readers
- Date of Publication01/05/2008
- SubjectChildren's Fiction
- Country of PublicationUnited States
- ImprintDial Books for Young Readers
- Content Noteblack & white illustrations
- Weight395 g
- Width152 mm
- Height184 mm
- Spine30 mm
- Format DetailsUnsewn / adhesive bound,Paper over boards,With dust jacket
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- dee15*25 Aug, 2016by
Savvy is a great read!!
Savvy is a great read for all ages! I loved it! :)
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