The Girl Who Drank the MoonBook - 2016 | First edition.
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Most Miyazaki films feature strong female protagonists. This book is full of magic the way a Miyazaki film is! And it is a Newberry Award winner!
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pink_butterfly_10287 thinks this title is suitable for 10 years and over
blue_whale_503 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 12 and 14
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"Well," her grandmother had reassured her. "Perhaps not mush. Stuff. The stuff of stars. The stuff of light. The stuff of a planet before it is a planet. The stuff of a baby before it is born. The stuff of a seed before it is a sycamore. Everything you see is in the process of making or unmaking or dying or living. Everything is in a state of change."
“Just because you don’t see something doesn’t mean it isn’t there. Some of the most wonderful things in the world are invisible. Trusting in invisible things makes them more powerful and wondrous.”
“How many feelings can one heart hold?... Infinite, Luna thought. The way the universe is infinite. It is light and dark and endless motion; it is space and time, and space within space, and time within time. And she knew: there is no limit to what the heart can carry.”
Not all knowledge comes from the mind. Your body, your heart, your intuition. Sometimes memories even have minds of their own.
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A wonderful story that teaches children the power of love and sorrow. The characters come to life in this story about a little village doomed to sorrow for loses that never should have happened. Luna is the heroine who is determined to help everyone and to find love in others. A beautiful poignant story of love and sacrifice.
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