Savvy

by Ingrid Law

A vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic. For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a "savvy"-a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity . . . and now it's the eve of Mibs's big day. As if waiting weren't hard enough, the family gets scary news two days before Mibs's birthday: Poppa has been in a terrible accident. Mibs develops the singular mission to get to the hospital and prove that her new power can save her dad. So she sneaks onto a salesman's bus . . . only to find the bus heading in the opposite direction. Suddenly Mibs finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing up-and of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin.


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Jennifer CarterPosted May 7, 2012

Living in rural Kansas, Mibs Beaumont is not eager to meet her thirteenth birthday.  While most girls her age cannot wait to become a teenager, Mibs knows that with her approaching birthday comes the reveal of her savvy.  On a day-long adve...

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