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Book Review by maryjane16
Thursday, March 26, 2009, 4:58 pm
Filed under: books, children, Libraries, teen | Tags: , ,

savvyI just finished one of our new children’s books, Savvy, by Ingrid Law. I thought it was a wonderful read and thought I’d share with everyone. The characters are compelling and the plot moves along at a quick pace.

Mibs Beaumont is about to turn 13, an important age in every young person’s life, but especially to a Beaumont. When you’re a Beaumont, 13 is the lucky year when you discover savvy.  And when your grandfather can move mountains, your older brothers can conduct electricty and create hurricanes, turning 13 is a scary prospect. The day before Mibs 13th birthday, her father is in a terrible car accident. She and her younger siblings are supposed to stay at home and await news, but instead they find themselves on a carzy adventure as they try to find a way to reach their father.

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Thanks for the review. As an avid book blogger I would love to see more book reviews by the staff on books available at the library.

Comment by dsuzuki

Thank you for the comment! We love hearing from our readers. We will have more book reviews in the upcoming posts, focusing on books available in our libraries.

Comment by maryjane16




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