The Girl Who Could Not Dream (Paperback)

By Sarah Beth Durst

HMH Books for Young Readers, 9780544935266, 384pp.

Publication Date: March 14, 2017

List Price: 7.99*
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Description

"A perfect combination of adventure, humor, and pure imagination!" —Jessica Day George, New York Times best-selling author of Tuesdays at the Castle 
  
"Funny, scary, and endlessly inventive.” —Bruce Coville, author of Jeremy Thatcher, Dragon Hatcher 
  
Sophie loves the hidden shop below her parents' bookstore, where dreams are secretly bought and sold. When the dream shop is robbed and her parents go missing, Sophie must unravel the truth to save them. Together with her best friend—a wisecracking and fanatically loyal monster named Monster—she must decide whom to trust with her family’s carefully guarded secrets. Who will help them, and who will betray them? 
 
 


About the Author

Sarah Beth Durst is the author of fantasy novels for children, teens, and adults. Winner of the Mythopoeic Award and an ALA Alex Award and thrice nominated for the Andre Norton Award for YA Science Fiction and Fantasy, she lives in New York. Visit her online at sarahbethdurst.com and on Twitter @sarahbethdurst.


Praise For The Girl Who Could Not Dream

* "This book is self-aware, playing with common fantasy tropes, thus reinvigorating the familiar underlying story of a loner having to learn to overcome her fears to save the ones she loves...A fun, fast read with broad appeal."
School Library Journal, starred review

* "Readers will not want to stop reading this quirky, fast-paced adventure until reaching its satisfactory, heartwarming conclusion...Funny, warm, and highly imaginative."
Kirkus, starred review

"Durst makes the most of a truly creative premise in a novel filled with wit, empathy, and over-the-top dream moments come to life."
Publishers Weekly