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.
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
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.
“From the Hardcover edition.””