The girl who drank the moon
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Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, 2016.
Format
Book
Edition
First edition.
Accelerated Reader
IL: MG - BL: 4.8 - AR Pts: 12
Lexile measure
640L
Status
John & Judy Gay Library - Juvenile Award Newbery
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Published
Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, 2016.
Edition
First edition.
Physical Desc
388 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
Accelerated Reader
MG
Level 4.8, 12 Points
Lexile measure
640

Notes

General Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Title page verso.
Citation/References
Booklist,,July 01, 2016
Citation/References
Kirkus Reviews,,June 01, 2016
Citation/References
Publishers Weekly,,June 06, 2016
Citation/References
School Library Journal,,July 01, 2016
Description
"An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her. Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the forest, Xan, is kind and gentle. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster named Glerk and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, Fyrian. Xan rescues the abandoned children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey. One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, filling the ordinary child with extraordinary magic. Xan decides she must raise this enmagicked girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. To keep young Luna safe from her own unwieldy power, Xan locks her magic deep inside her. When Luna approaches her thirteenth birthday, her magic begins to emerge on schedule--but Xan is far away. Meanwhile, a young man from the Protectorate is determined to free his people by killing the witch. Soon, it is up to Luna to protect those who have protected her--even if it means the end of the loving, safe world she's always known. The acclaimed author of The Witch's Boy has created another epic coming-of-age fairy tale destined to become a modern classic"--
Target Audience
10-14.,Brodart
Target Audience
4 to 6.
Target Audience
5-9.,Brodart
Target Audience
640L,Lexile
Target Audience
Decoding demand: 97 (very high),Semantic demand: 100 (very high),Syntactic demand: 89 (very high),Structure demand: 86 (very high),Lexile
Study Program Information
Accelerated Reader AR,MG,4.8,12,183878.
Awards
Newbery winner, 2017.
Awards
Andre Norton Award Nominee for Young Adult Science Fiction or Fantasy Book, 2016.

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APA Citation, 7th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, K. R. (2016). The girl who drank the moon (First edition.). Algonquin Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, Kelly Regan. 2016. The Girl Who Drank the Moon. Algonquin Young Readers.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities (Notes and Bibliography) Citation, 17th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, Kelly Regan. The Girl Who Drank the Moon Algonquin Young Readers, 2016.

MLA Citation, 9th Edition (style guide)

Barnhill, Kelly Regan. The Girl Who Drank the Moon First edition., Algonquin Young Readers, 2016.

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