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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

Lexile Measure

830L

Diversity Topics

Family Relationships; Disability and Health; Kinship care; Neurological disorder; family taking care of grandparent; Alzheimer's disease

Main Character

female teenager

Race/Ethnicities

White

Family Formation

mother, father, and grandmother

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

grandmothers; magic; birthday; abilities; foresight; blizzard; savvy; opposites

Diversity Impact

direct

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