Book Verdict


by Anne Ursu

illustrations by Erin McGuire

February 2012

ISBN: 9780062015051

“A boy got a splinter in his eye, and his heart turned cold. Only two people noticed. One was a witch, and she took him for her own. The other was his best friend.” Black-and-white illustrations.


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  • ISBN: 9780062015051
    Format: Print Book
    JLG Category: A+ : Intermediate Readers (Grades 3-5)
    JLG Date: Feb 2012
    Publisher: Walden Pond
    Page Count: 320
    Trim Size: 5 1/2" x 8 1/4"
    Dewey Classification: Fiction
    Accelerated Reader: Level: 4.8, Points: 9
    Scholastic Reading Counts: Level: 4.4, Points: 16
    Lexile: Level: 720L
    Awards & Honors: Publishers Weekly Best Children's Books 2011, Fiction; SLJ Best Books of 2011, Fiction; Best Books of 2011, Children's Middle Grade; Booklist Lasting Connections of 2012, Social Studies; BCCB 2011 Blue Ribbon, Fiction; 2012 Notable Children's Book in the English Language Arts; 2012 CCBC Choices; 2011 Cybils Awards, Fantasy and Science Fiction, Elementary/Middle Grade, Finalist
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