The girl who drank the moon
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Grand Canyon Community Library - Juvenile FictionYA BARNHILL, KELLY REGANChecked OutJuly 16, 2024

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388 pages ; 22 cm
Language
English
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Level 4.8, 12 Points

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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 extraordinarymagic. 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 onschedule--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.
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4 to 6.

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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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