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Authors

Ingrid Law

Publisher

Dial Books for Young Readers

Publication Year

2015

ISBN

9780803738621

Pages

368 pages

Genre

fantasy

Format

novel

Item Type

Fiction

Annotation

Gypsy Beaumont's magical savvy switches to its opposite when she learns that her mean and decidedly non-magical grandma has Alzheimer's and is going to move in with her family.

Grade Level

3-5, 6-8

Topic

Family Relationships; Kinship care; family taking care of grandparent

Main Character

girl

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

multi-generational

LGBTQ+

none

Awards

Best Children's Books of the Year, 2016
Garden State Children's Book Award, 2018, Nominee
Cybils Awards, 2015, Nominee, Elementary and Middle Grade (Speculative Fiction)

Keywords

Alzheimer's disease; family life; grandmothers; magic; birthday

Diversity Impact

direct

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