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The Girl Who Drank the Moon

(2016)
A novel by

 
Awards
Andre Norton Award Best Book (nominee)
Newbery Medal Best Novel
THE NO 1 NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER AND NEWBERY MEDAL WINNER

Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest. They hope this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town. But the witch in the Forest, Xan, is in fact a good witch who shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon. Xan rescues the children and delivers them to welcoming families on the other side of the forest, nourishing the babies with starlight on the journey.

One year, Xan accidentally feeds a baby moonlight instead of starlight, filling the ordinary child with extraordinary magic. Xan decides she must raise this girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. As Luna's thirteenth birthday approaches, her magic begins to emerge - with dangerous consequences. Meanwhile, a young man from the Protectorate is determined to free his people by killing the witch. Deadly birds with uncertain intentions flock nearby. A volcano, quiet for centuries, rumbles just beneath the earth's surface. And the woman with the Tiger's heart is on the prowl . . .

The Newbery Medal winner from the author of the highly acclaimed novel The Witch's Boy.

Genre: Young Adult Fantasy
 
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Hardback Editions

July 2017 : USA Hardback
Title: The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
ISBN: 1-4328-4093-2 / 978-1-4328-4093-8 (USA edition)
Publisher: Thorndike Press Large Print
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August 2016 : USA Hardback
thumbTitle: The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
ISBN: 1-61620-567-9 / 978-1-61620-567-6 (USA edition)
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
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Paperback Editions

August 2017 : UK Paperback
Title: The Girl Who Drank The Moon
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
ISBN: 1-84812-647-6 / 978-1-84812-647-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Piccadilly Press
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Audio Editions

August 2016 : USA Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Publisher: Recorded Books
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August 2016 : UK Audio edition
thumbTitle: The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Publisher: Recorded Books
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Kindle Editions

August 2017 : UK Kindle edition
Title: The Girl Who Drank The Moon
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Publisher: Piccadilly Press
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August 2016 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
thumbTitle: The Girl Who Drank the Moon
Author(s): Kelly Barnhill
Publisher: Algonquin Young Readers
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