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Bayou Magic

Bayou Magic

Visiting her grandmother in the Louisiana bayou, ten-year-old Maddy begins to realize that she may be the only sibling to carry on the gift of her family's magical legacy.

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ISBN 9780316224840
Barcode 9780316224840
Published 14 July 2015 by Little, Brown
Format Hardback
Alternate Format(s) View All (1 other possible title(s) available)
Author(s) By Rhodes, Jewell Parker
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ISBN-13 9780316224840
ISBN-10 0316224847
Stock Available
Status Indent title (internationally sourced), usually ships 4-6 weeks
Publisher Little, Brown
Imprint Little, Brown Young Readers
Publication Date 14 July 2015
International Publication Date 12 May 2015
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Rhodes, Jewell Parker
Category Fiction (Child / Teen)
Award Winning
Fairy Tales, Fables & Traditional Stories
Personal Family, Relationship & Social Issues
Number of Pages 256
Dimensions Width: 136mm
Height: 200mm
Spine: 25mm
Weight 342g
Interest Age 9-11 years
Reading Age 9-11 years
Library of Congress Magic, Louisiana, African Americans, Grandmothers, Bayous
NBS Text Children's Fiction
ONIX Text Children/juvenile
Dewey Code 813.6
Catalogue Code 587425

Description of this Book

If only Maddy sees the mermaid, can it be real?It's Maddy's turn to have a bayou summer. At first she misses life back home in the city, but soon she grows to love everything about her new surroundings -- the glimmering fireflies, the glorious landscape, and something else, deep within the water, that only Maddy sees. Could it be a mermaid? As her grandmother shares wisdom about sayings and signs, Maddy realizes she may be only the sibling to carry on her family's magical legacy. And when a disastrous oil leak threatens the bayou, she knows she may also be the only one who can help. Does she have what it takes to be a hero?A coming-of-age tale rich with folk magic, set in the wake of the Gulf oil spill, Bayou Magic celebrates hope, friendship, and family, and captures the wonder of life in the Deep South.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

Awards Commended for Cybils (Speculative Fiction) 2015

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Author's Bio

Jewell Parker Rhodes is the author of Ninth Ward, a Coretta Scott King honor book, and Sugar, winner of the Jane Adams Peace Association book award. She has also written many award-winning books for adults. Jewell lives with her family in Arizona.

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