The Girl Who Drank the MoonBook - 2016
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[2017 Caldecott Winner] "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. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster a... Read More »
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pink_butterfly_10287 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over
blue_whale_503 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 14
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“Just because you don’t see something doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Some of the most wonderful things in the world are invisible. Trusting in invisible things makes them more powerful and wondrous.”
“How many feelings can one heart hold?... Infinite, Luna thought. The way the universe is infinite. It is light and dark and endless motion; it is space and time, and space within space, and time within time. And she knew: there is no limit to what the heart can carry.”
Not all knowledge comes from the mind. Your body, your heart, your intuition. Sometimes memories even have minds of their own.
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A wonderful story that teaches children the power of love and sorrow. The characters come to life in this story about a little village doomed to sorrow for loses that never should have happened. Luna is the heroine who is determined to help everyone and to find love in others. A beautiful poignant story of love and sacrifice.
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