by Landra Jennings


by Landra Jennings


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A dazzling story of grief and found family wrapped in a spellbinding fairy tale, perfect for fans of Anne Ursu and Jodi Lynn Anderson.

Eleven-year-old Mira wishes everything could go back to the way it was. Before she changed schools and had to quit gymnastics. Especially before Papa died. Now she spends her days cooking and cleaning for her stepsisters and Val—who she still won’t call mom and still won’t forgive for the terrible thing she did.

When a mysterious girl named Lyndame appears out of the woods wielding a powerful wand, she makes Mira an offer she can’t refuse: she will grant Mira three wishes.

What if magic isn’t just pretend after all? What if these wishes could fix everything? But in the quiet town of Between, Georgia, where secrets lurk and rumors swirl of strange creatures, nothing is as it seems, and everything comes at a price.

Rising talent Landra Jennings weaves together an enchanting, modern fairy tale with eloquence and compassion about finding hope after loss—and finding belonging in the places we least expect.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780358674573
Publisher: HarperCollins
Publication date: 10/31/2023
Pages: 224
Product dimensions: 5.50(w) x 8.30(h) x 0.90(d)
Age Range: 8 - 12 Years

About the Author

Landra Jennings is the author of the middle grade novel, The Whispering Fog. She received her MFA in Writing for Children and Young Adults from Hamline University. Today, she lives with her family in Greenville, South Carolina, though she grew up roaming the woods of Georgia. If she had discovered a magical pond back then, she definitely would have jumped in. Visit her online at www.landrajennings.com. 

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