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Alice Hoffman

Library Binding

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Other Editions of This Title:
Digital Audiobook (3/9/2015)
Paperback (3/8/2016)
Prebound (3/8/2016)
Paperback (3/5/2015)
Hardcover (3/10/2015)
CD-Audio (3/10/2015)


Bestselling author Alice Hoffman's bewitching Nightbird is perfect for ages 10-13: love and friendship empower a lonely girl to embrace her uniqueness and discover her strengths.
Twig lives in Sidwell, where people whisper that fairy tales are real. After all, her town is rumored to hide a monster. And two hundred years ago, a witch placed a curse on Twig's family that was meant to last forever. But this summer, everything will change when the red moon rises. It's time to break the spell.

Nominated for:
The Great Stone Face Award (NH)
Rebecca Caudill Young Readers' Book Award (Illinois)
The Black-Eyed Susan Book Award (Maryland)
-Hoffman reminds us that there are secrets everywhere . . . Nightbird soars.-
--The New York Times

-Alice Hoffman has a gift for melding magic and realism in a way that makes nearly anything seem possible.-
--Shelf Awareness, Starred
-The mix of romance and magic is irresistible.-
--Kirkus Reviews

What Other Authors Are Saying
-I love the way Alice Hoffman creates the most ordinary people and then turns their lives magical. . . . Nightbird] is like reentering a wonderful dream that you vaguely remember.- --Lois Lowry, two-time Newbery Medal-winning author of The Giver

Wendy Lamb Books, 9780385389594, 208pp.

Publication Date: March 10, 2015

About the Author

Alice Hoffman is the author of more than thirty bestselling works of fiction, including Practical Magic, a major motion picture; Here on Earth, an Oprah Book Club selection; the highly praised historical novel The Dovekeepers; and, most recently, The Museum of Extraordinary Things. Her books for teens include Green Angel, Green Witch, Incantation, The Fortelling, and Aquamarine, also a major motion picture, starring Emma Roberts. Visit her online at