The Snow Child

A Discover Great New Writers Selection. This debut novel radiates with the enchanted atmosphere of the Russian folktale that inspired it, transplanting a magical story to the unforgiving Alaskan wilderness of the 1920s. A middle-aged, childless couple fashion a child out of snow in a playful moment; the next morning, they find a little girl skittering through the nearby woods. Author Eowyn Ivey brings to life a captivating and mysterious fable of love’s power.