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Snicker of Magic, A

Snicker of Magic, A

by Natalie Lloyd

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Introducing an extraordinary debut that will make your skin tingle, your eyes glisten...and your heart sing.

Midnight Gulch Tennessee used to be a magical place, a town where people could sing up thunderstorms and dance up sunflowers. But that was long ago, before a curse drove the magic away. Twelve-year-old Felicity Pickles knows all about things like that since her nomadic mother is cursed with a wandering heart.

But when she arrives in Midnight Gulch, Felicity thinks her luck's about to change. A "word collector," Felicity sees words everywhere — shining above strangers, tucked into church eves, and tangled up her dog's floppy ears — but Midnight Gulch is the first place she's ever seen the word "home." And then there's Jonah the Beedle, a mysterious, spiky-haired do-gooder who shimmers with words Felicity's never seen before, words that make Felicity's heart beat a little faster.

Ages
8, 9, 10, 11, 12
Interest Level
Grades 3 - 7
Grade Level Equivalent
4.2
Lexile Measure
680L
DRA
60
Guided Reading
W
Publisher
Scholastic Inc.
Number of Pages
320
Genre
Fantasy

About the Author

Natalie Lloyd Natalie Lloyd lives in Chattanooga, Tennessee. She collects old books, listens to bluegrass music, and loves exploring quirky mountain towns with her dog, Biscuit. "A Snicker of Magic" is her first novel.

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