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Bird

(2014)
A novel by

 
 
Entrenched secrets, mysterious spirits, and an astonishing friendship weave together in this extraordinary and haunting debut.

Nothing matters. Only Bird matters. And he flew away.

Jewel never knew her brother Bird, but all her life she has lived in his shadow. Her parents blame Grandpa for the tragedy of their family's past; they say that Grandpa attracted a malevolent spirit - a duppy - into their home. Grandpa hasn't spoken a word since. Now Jewel is 12, and she lives in a house full of secrets and impenetrable silence.

Jewel is sure that no one will ever love her like they loved Bird, until the night that she meets a mysterious boy in a tree. Grandpa is convinced that the boy is a duppy, but Jewel knows that he is something more. And that maybe - just maybe - the time has come to break through the stagnant silence of the past.

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Used availability for Crystal Chan's Bird

Hardback Editions

January 2014 : UK Hardback
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
ISBN: 1-84853-123-0 / 978-1-84853-123-9 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tamarind
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   


January 2014 : USA Hardback
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
ISBN: 1-4424-5089-4 / 978-1-4424-5089-9 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Paperback Editions

July 2015 : UK Paperback
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
ISBN: 1-84853-125-7 / 978-1-84853-125-3 (UK edition)
Publisher: Tamarind
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2015 : USA Paperback
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
ISBN: 1-4424-5091-6 / 978-1-4424-5091-2 (USA edition)
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


Audio Editions

March 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
ISBN: 0-8041-6776-1 / 978-0-8041-6776-5 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2014 : USA Audio CD
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
ISBN: 0-8041-6774-5 / 978-0-8041-6774-1 (USA edition)
Publisher: Listening Library (Audio)
Availability: Amazon   Amazon UK   Amazon CA   


January 2014 : USA Audio edition
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon   


January 2014 : Canada Audio edition
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon CA   


January 2014 : UK Audio edition
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
Publisher: Listening Library
Availability: Amazon UK   


Kindle Editions

January 2014 : UK Kindle edition
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
Publisher: RHCP Digital
Availability: Amazon UK   


January 2014 : USA, Canada Kindle edition
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Title: Bird
Author(s): Crystal Chan
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Availability: Amazon   Amazon CA