The Girl Who Drank the Moon

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Product Number: 3E0960
Released: Oct 15, 2016
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ISBN: #9781501943188
Narrator/s: Christina Moore
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A young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon must unlock the dangerous magic buried deep inside her in this epic coming-of-age fairy tale from the highly acclaimed author of The Witch's Boy. 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 extraordinary magic. Xan decides she must raise this girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. When Luna approaches her thirteenth birthday, her magic begins to emerge on schedule--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. The acclaimed author of The Witch's Boy has created another epic coming-of-age fairy tale destined to become a modern classic.

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Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Awards:New York Times Bestseller

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Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Narrator(s): Christina Moore
Product Number C04524
Released: Oct 13, 2016
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ISBN: #9781501935572
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Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Narrator(s): Christina Moore
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ISBN: #9781501935657
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Class Set
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Narrator(s): Christina Moore
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ISBN: #9781501943171
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Homework Pack
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Narrator(s): Christina Moore
Product Number 3G0918
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ISBN: #9781501943195
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Teacher's Guide
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Product Number 4T1087
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ISBN: #9781501943201
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Text - Hardback
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Product Number 160940
Released: Aug 09, 2016
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Publisher: Workman Pub.
ISBN: #9781616205676

Professional reviews

"Narrator Christina Moore brings warmth to this coming-of-age story about Luna, a girl left in the woods as a sacrifice but saved and raised by a kindly witch, a swamp monster, and a miniature dragon. Moore defines each character with her voices, giving a sharp edge to Xan, the witch; notes of wisdom to Glerk, the swamp monster; and solemnity and feeling to Antain, the man who seeks to end the town's annual sacrifices. Moore adds spirit and notes of confusion to Luna as she approaches her thirteenth birthday and overwhelming events are set in motion that make it clear to her that she's not like other children. First-rate fantasy. A.F. © AudioFile 2016, Portland, Maine"

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