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Nightbird - Alice Hoffman
Nightbird
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“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 GiverIn her first novel for middle-grade readers ,... show more
“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 GiverIn her first novel for middle-grade readers , bestselling author Alice Hoffman tells a bewitching story of love and friendship tha
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9780385389600 (0385389604)
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Pages no: 208
Edition language: English
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CheriePie's Books
CheriePie's Books rated it
3.5 Nightbird by Alice Hoffman
In her first novel for middle-grade readers, bestselling author Alice Hoffman tells a bewitching story of love and friendship that is truly magical.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 wi...
Jessica (HDB)
Jessica (HDB) rated it
3.0 Nightbird by Alice Hoffman
For many years, Alice Hoffman's books have been sitting on my reading list. When I first wanted to immerse myself in Magical Realism, it was her books that most of my trusted fellow bookworms pointed to. Sadly, I still haven't gotten to any of them. Which is why, when I saw that Nightbird was not on...
sunsetxcocktail
sunsetxcocktail rated it
5.0 Review: Nightbird
I received a copy from Netgalley.I glanced at the first page of this book on Saturday and then started reading it during my lunch hour at work, if I hadn't had to stop to go back to work I would have finished the whole thing in one sitting. I just absolutely loved this delightful middle grade book. ...
Cherie Reads
Cherie Reads rated it
4.0 Review: Nightbird by Alice Hoffman
This was a really sweet book about the power of friendship and about being yourself. The story itself is reminiscent of old fables and fairy tales with a witch and a curse and a boy with wings, but is set in present day which makes this book very accessible to young readers. The writing is fantast...
Yakmum
Yakmum rated it
4.0 Nightbird
YA/ Magic realism/ Anything by Hoffman is a pleasure. This is a about a little twelve year old girl and the curse that has made her brother bear the wings of a lost lover's two hundred year old curse. In typical hoffman style she makes the ordinary extraordinary and the extraordinary ordinary. This ...
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