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Who created it? Barnhill, Kelly Regan, author.
What's it called? The girl who drank the moon [electronic resource] / Kelly Barnhill.
Who published it? [United States] : Algonquin Young Readers : Made available through hoopla, 2016.
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What's it about? 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. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the 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. As Luna's thirteenth birthday approaches, her magic begins to emerge--with dangerous consequences. Meanwhile, a young man from the Protectorate is determined to free his people by killing the witch.
Special stuff to know! Mode of access: World Wide Web.
Awards! Winner: Newbery Medal, 2017
Helpful subjects! Witches -- Juvenile fiction.
Magic -- Juvenile fiction.
Friendship in children -- Juvenile fiction.
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More people who helped! hoopla digital.
Special numbers! 9781616206567 (electronic bk.)
161620656X (electronic bk.)
Special numbers! MWT11751304
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