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 adventure of a lifetime, Mibs identifies and accepts her savvy, and finds peace in the strong relationships she has with her less-than-usual family and friends. This 2009 Newbery Honor Book is a page-turner from start to finish!
Recommended by Jennifer Carter