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Recounts the adventures of Mibs Beaumont, whose thirteenth birthday has revealed her "savvy"-- A magical power unique to each member of her family-- just as her father is injured in a terrible accident.
Publisher: New York ; Toronto : Dial Books for Young Readers ; Boston, Mass. : Walden Media, c2008.
ISBN: 9780803733060
Characteristics: 342 pages :,illustrations ;,19 cm.


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Feb 12, 2019

Good book for people who likes fanasty and adventure :3

This book is great! I have read the other books and they are amazing as well! If you love this one, (or even mildly like it,) read Scumble and Switch. They bring other in-universe characters such as Gypsy and Samson, but also introduce new Beaumont family members!

May 19, 2017

love this book! it even might be my favorite.

Jan 29, 2017

I love this book!

Jul 24, 2016

have read this book sooo many times and still love every time I read it!!!

All the books in the rest of the series are just as great, and I've read them all multiple times. ORDER IT! ORDER IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

violet_zebra_407 Dec 15, 2015

its short, funny, and fast-paced. a great book for all, but probably better for 8-13 year olds.

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

Interest level: ages 9-12. This magical story set in Kansas (complete with accents!) moves at lightning pace. Mibs is ready to find out her savvy - her magical power - on the day she turns thirteen but then everything goes haywire and she heads off on an adventure to help her family.

This book was GREAT!!!
Its short and easy to finish, but I lovvvvve the story.

Jul 17, 2015

Such an interesting BOOK!

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Jul 15, 2015

Savvy. A special something that you can do better than everyone else. Mib's 13th birthday will not be like any other birthday. Her 13th will be when a Beaumont savvy strikes! With one brother who causes it to rain and another brother that causes electricity Mib dreams her savvy will be x-ray vision or invisible wings! But when her beloved Papa is in a terrible accident, all her dreams about a perfect savvy disappears. All she wants is a savvy that will save Papa. And so begins a wild journey with her siblings and the preacher's kids. And as their amazing adventure continues, only one thing is clear. Not a soul on that bus will ever be the same.

Maria Ahmed
Jul 13, 2015

Mib is about to turn 13 when she hears about her dads accident. Her brother and mother go to Salina Hope Hospital while Mib is worried about her savvy and her dad. Savvies run through the family and now it was her turn. On her birthday she notices that everything is waking up. She thinks that her savvy is waking things up. During her birthday party she figures she has to be the one to wake her dad up she finds herself in a bible bus that was headed to salina. on her way fish,her other brother, and the priests son and daughter will and bobby tag along. On her way she stops at a restaurant and sees a man on the ground but she couldn't wake him up. She realized that her savvy wasn't waking things up but it was making ink come to life. She has been hearing voices at the back of her head like bobby little angel and lester's girlfriend and mom. When she gets to salina she draws something on her dads hand and knows what hes thinking and he wakes up.


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Jul 17, 2015

"I don't have any friends, Miss Rosemary," I said, hoping that the truth might end the conversation.

Jul 15, 2015

''It was my decision to get on that bus. And it was the one decision that started it all.''


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