Enter key words:Search>
Skip Navigation Links
Find library books,
music, movies
and more…

Choose a color

Ask a Librarian

My Library Card
Homework Help
Dictionaries and
Encyclopedias


Search Engines
for Kids


Online Safety

Skip Navigation LinksHome Page · Books & Reading · Featured Book of the Month

Featured Book of the Month - June 2019

We are pleased to announce our June children's title for the Featured Book of the Month program!

The Girl Who Drank the Moon
by Kelly Barnhill

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 kind and gentle. She shares her home with a wise Swamp Monster named Glerk and a Perfectly Tiny Dragon, Fyrian. Xan rescues the abandoned children and deliver 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 enmagicked girl, whom she calls Luna, as her own. To keep young Luna safe from her own unwieldy power, Xan locks her magic deep inside her. When Luna approaches her thirteenth birthday, her magic begins to emerge on schedule--but Xan is far away. Meanwhile, a young man from the Protectorate is determined to free his people by killing the witch. Soon, it is up to Luna to protect those who have protected her--even if it means the end of the loving, safe world she’s always known.

Book

Book on CD

Freading Downloadable Book

Hoopla Downloadable Book

OneClick Digital Downloadable Audiobook

Overdrive Downloadable Audiobook

 

 
  Library Home Page Kidspace Home Page Contact Us About Us