Sunday, July 4, 2010

The Magic of Words

Every school day feels the same for fourth graders Lucy and Henry and Evie and Russell and May. Then Ms. Mirabel comes to their class—bringing magical words and a whole new way of seeing and understanding.

From beloved author Patricia MacLachlan comes an honest, inspiring story about what is real and what is unreal, and about the ways that writing can change our lives and connect us to our own stories—word after word after word.

Jackie says: "I just read this book this weekend, and it did two things to me: 1. it really made me want to write and 2. it made me cry. I love this book."

Read an interview with author Patricia MacLachlan.

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