Finding Serendipity

Finding Serendipity

Book - 2016 | First Square Fish edition.
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A magical journey into the land where stories come from

"[A] sweet-toned, summer-fun story." -- The New York Times Book Review

When Tuesday McGillycuddy and her beloved dog, Baxterr, discover that Tuesday's mother--the famous author Serendipity Smith--has gone missing, they set out on a magical adventure. In their quest to find Serendipity, they discover the mysterious and unpredictable place that stories come from. Here, Tuesday befriends the fearless Vivienne Small, learns to sail an enchanted boat, tangles with an evil pirate, and discovers the truth about her remarkable dog. Along the way, she learns what it means to be a writer and how difficult it can sometimes be to get all the way to The End.

This title has Common Core connections.

Finding Serendipity by Angelica Banks, with illustrations by Stevie Lewis, is the first in a series. that continues with book two, A Week Without Tuesday .

"This enchanting story . . . celebrates the imagination and the connection writers feel with their stories. Spunky characters; spot-on pacing, providing perfectly timed plot revelations; and fully imagined worlds make this a charming winner." -- Booklist , starred review

"With cinematic imagery and keen wit, the authors construct an inventive novel." -- Publishers Weekly, starred review

"Young writers will find inspiration in the tale--especially those who have a story within them but might be too shy to tell it." -- The New York Times Book Review

Publisher: New York : Square Fish/Henry Holt and Company, 2016.
Edition: First Square Fish edition.
Copyright Date: ©2013
ISBN: 9781250073372
Branch Call Number: J FIC Banks
Characteristics: 288 pages : illustrations ; 20 cm
Additional Contributors: Lewis, Stevie - Illustrator


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Aug 24, 2018

This was lame.

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