Coverart for item
The Resource The girl who drank the moon, Kelly Barnhill

The girl who drank the moon, Kelly Barnhill

Label
The girl who drank the moon
Title
The girl who drank the moon
Statement of responsibility
Kelly Barnhill
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her. 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 enmagicked girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. To keep young Luna safe from her own unwieldy power, Xan locks her magic deep inside her. 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"--
Summary
An epic fantasy about a young girl raised by a witch, a swamp monster, and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, who must unlock the powerful magic buried deep inside her
Theme
Pace
Writing style
Character
Award
  • Booklist Editors’ Choice: Books for Youth, 2016
  • Newbery Medal, 2017.
  • School Library Journal Best Books, 2016
  • ALA Notable Children's Book, 2017
  • E.B. White Read-Aloud Awards, Middle Reader (formerly Indies' Choice Book Awards, Middle Reader), 2017.
Awards note
Newbery winner, 2017.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10522770
Cataloging source
TOH
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Barnhill, Kelly Regan
Index
no index present
Intended audience
10 years and up
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/lexile
640
Literary form
fiction
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/minGradeLevel
  • 4
  • 6
Reading level
  • 4.8
  • 4.7
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Study program name
  • Accelerated Reader
  • Reading Counts!
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Witches
  • Child sacrifice
  • Abandoned children
  • Magic
  • Friendship in children
  • Fantasy fiction
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The girl who drank the moon, Kelly Barnhill
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
n
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057169795
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781616205676
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016006542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
nc
Other control number
40026789226
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)933272468
Label
The girl who drank the moon, Kelly Barnhill
Publication
Copyright
Note
"Published simultaneously in Canada by Thomas Allen & Son Limited"--Title page verso
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
n
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
000057169795
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
First edition.
Extent
388 pages
Isbn
9781616205676
Isbn Type
(hardback)
Lccn
2016006542
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
nc
Other control number
40026789226
Specific material designation
regular print
System control number
(OCoLC)933272468

Library Locations

    • Margaret Martin LibraryBorrow it
      Level 1, Royal Randwick Shopping Centre , Randwick, NSW, 2031, AU
      -33.9151421 151.2408898
Processing Feedback ...