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Finding Serendipity

(2013)
(The first book in the Tuesday McGillycuddy series)
A novel by

 
 
A magical journey into the land where stories come from

"[A] sweet-toned, summer-fun story." - The New York Times Book Review

When Tuesday McGillycuddy and her beloved dog, Baxterr, discover that Tuesday's mother - the famous author Serendipity Smith - has gone missing, they set out on a magical adventure. In their quest to find Serendipity, they discover the mysterious and unpredictable place that stories come from. Here, Tuesday befriends the fearless Vivienne Small, learns to sail an enchanted boat, tangles with an evil pirate, and discovers the truth about her remarkable dog. Along the way, she learns what it means to be a writer and how difficult it can sometimes be to get all the way to The End.

This title has Common Core connections.

Finding Serendipity by Angelica Banks, with illustrations by Stevie Lewis, is the first in a series. that continues with book two, A Week Without Tuesday.

"This enchanting story . . . celebrates the imagination and the connection writers feel with their stories. Spunky characters; spot-on pacing, providing perfectly timed plot revelations; and fully imagined worlds make this a charming winner." - Booklist, starred review

"With cinematic imagery and keen wit, the authors construct an inventive novel." - Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Young writers will find inspiration in the tale - especially those who have a story within them but might be too shy to tell it." - The New York Times Book Review

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Used availability for Angelica Banks's Finding Serendipity

Hardback Editions

February 2015 : USA Hardback
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Title: Finding Serendipity (Tuesday McGillycuddy Adventures)
Author(s): Angelica Banks
ISBN: 1-62779-154-X / 978-1-62779-154-0 (USA edition)
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

July 2017 : Australia Paperback
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Title: Finding Serendipity (A TUESDAY MCGILLYCUDDY ADVENTURE)
Author(s): Angelica Banks
ISBN: 1-76063-004-7 / 978-1-76063-004-1 (Australia edition)
Publisher: Murdoch Books
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


February 2016 : USA Paperback
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Title: Finding Serendipity (Tuesday McGillycuddy Adventures)
Author(s): Angelica Banks
ISBN: 1-250-07337-5 / 978-1-250-07337-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Square Fish
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Kindle Editions

February 2015 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Finding Serendipity (Tuesday McGillycuddy Adventures)
Author(s): Angelica Banks
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


December 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Finding Serendipity: Chapters 1-5
Author(s): Angelica Banks
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co. (BYR)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA   


May 2013 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Finding Serendipity (A Tuesday McGillycuddy Adventure)
Author(s): Angelica Banks
Publisher: Allen & Unwin
Availability: Amazon UK