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Bayou Magic

by Jewell Parker Rhodes

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A magical coming-of-age story from Coretta Scott King honor author Jewell Parker Rhodes, rich with Southern folklore, friendship, family, fireflies and mermaids, plus an environmental twist.

It's city-girl Maddy's first summer in the bayou, and she just falls in love with her new surroundings - the glimmering fireflies, the glorious landscape, and something else, deep within the water, that only she can see. Could it be a mermaid? As her grandmother shares wisdom about sayings and signs, Maddy realizes she may be the only sibling to carry on her family's magical legacy. And when a disastrous oil leak threatens the bayou, she knows she may also be the only one who can help. Does she have what it takes to be a hero? Jewell Parker Rhodes weaves a rich tale celebrating the magic within.

Publication Details

Publisher:
Little, Brown Books for Young Readers
Publication Date:
2015

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  • Adobe EPUB eBook 3.1 MB

Jewell Parker Rhodes (Author)

Jewell Parker Rhodes has won numerous awards for her books for adults and children. She is also the Piper Endowed Chair and founding artistic director of the Virginia G. Piper Center for Creative Writing at Arizona State University. Fireflies and ...

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