Nightbird (Compact Disc)

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By Alice Hoffman, Jenna Lamia (Read by)
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Description


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

About the Author


Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty bestselling works of fiction, including Practical Magic, a major motion picture; Here on Earth, an Oprah Book Club selection; the highly praised historical novel The Dovekeepers; and, most recently, The Museum of Extraordinary Things. Her books for teens include Green Angel, Green Witch, Incantation, The Fortelling, and Aquamarine, also a major motion picture, starring Emma Roberts. Visit her online at alicehoffman.com.


Product Details
ISBN: 9780553552232
ISBN-10: 0553552236
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Publication Date: March 10th, 2015
Language: English