The Girl Who Drank the Moon

by Kelly Barnhill

2017 John Newbery Medal Winner
Every year, the people of the Protectorate leave a baby as an offering to the witch who lives in the forest, hoping this sacrifice will keep her from terrorizing their town.

ISBN: 9781616205676

JLG Release: September 2016

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Grades 6-9


14 books / $16.30 a book

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    Print Book


    Hardcover edition



    Page Count


    Trim Size

    8 1/4" x 5 1/2"


    Level: 640L

    Awards & Honors

    Oregon Reader's Choice Awards 2019 Nominee North Carolina Young Adult Book Award 2017 --2018 Nominee Booklist 2016 Top 10 Books for Youth, Fantasy/Horror
    The Kirkus Prize 2016 Nominee, Young Readers
    SLJ’s Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    Kirkus Reviews Best Books of 2016, Middle-Grade
    NCTE Charlotte Huck Award for Outstanding Fiction for Children 2017, Honor
    Publishers Weekly Best Books of 2016, Middle Grade
    New York Public Library 2016 Best Books for Kids, Fiction
    Booklist 2016 Editors’ Choice, Books for Youth, Middle Readers, Fiction
    Bookllist 2017 Top 10 Books for Youth, Middle-Grade Animal Stories
    ALSC Notable Children’s Books 2017, Middle Readers
    BCCB 2016 Blue Ribbons, Fiction
    E. B. White Read-Aloud Award 2017 Finalist, Middle Reader
    Andre Norton Award for Excellence in Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy, 2016 Finalist
    VOYA Best Science Fiction, Fantasy, Horror 2016
    VOYA Poetry Picks 2016



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