If we were giants / Dave Matthews ; with Clete Barrett Smith ; Quentin Regnes (Illustrator)
- 18 of 18 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
- 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.
0 current holds with 18 total copies.
|Location||Call Number / Copy Notes||Barcode||Shelving Location||Status||Due Date|
|North Kansas City Public Library||J MATTHEWS (Text)||0001002393922||JUV Fiction New||Available||-|
- ISBN: 9781484778715
- ISBN: 1484778715
- ISBN: 9781368018692
- ISBN: 1368018696
- Physical Description: 294 pages ; 22 cm
- Edition: First edition.
- Publisher: Los Angeles ; Disney * Hyperion, 2020.
Kirra, a curious, agile, and outgoing girl, lives in an idyllic community hidden inside a dormant volcano. She and her father are the only two people allowed to venture beyond its walls. Kirra is in training to become a Storyteller like him, and together they travel from village to village spreading fearsome tales designed to keep outsiders away from their secret nest.One day, after hearing rumors of strangers called the "Takers," Kirra leaves the volcano by herself, hoping to discover her own story. But she unknowingly leads the Takers back to her doorstep, and they rob her of everything she has ever held dear. A devastated Kirra is found by a boy named Luwan and adopted into his family, which lives among others high in the trees of a dense forest. Now quiet and withdrawn, Kirra hides her dark past from everyone and never wants to leave the safety of her tree dwelling. Luwan, on the other hand, loves to explore. One day it leads to trouble: He is captured while spying on a group of strangers. The Takers have returned.To save the Tree Folk, Kirra must face her inner demons and summon all her storytelling to weave the most important tale of her life.This compelling novel about overcoming loss, embracing community, and living in harmony with nature is highlighted with a full-color insert of concept artwork, making it perfect for family sharing.
|Target Audience Note:||
|Study Program Information Note:||
Accelerated Reader AR MG 5.7 10 509040.
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|Subject:||Community life > Juvenile fiction.
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