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  • 7 of 12 copies available at Missouri Evergreen. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at North Kansas City.

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North Kansas City Public Library J CUEVAS (Text) 0001002437026 JUV Fiction New Available -

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In this magical middle-grade debut novel from Adrianna Cuevas, The Total Eclipse of Nestor Lopez, a Cuban American boy must use his secret ability to communicate with animals to save the inhabitants of his town when they are threatened by a tule vieja, a witch that transforms into animals. All Nestor Lopez wants is to live in one place for more than a few months and have dinner with his dad. When he and his mother move to a new town to live with his grandmother after his dad's latest deployment, Nestor plans to lay low. He definitely doesn't want to anyone find out his deepest secret: that he can talk to animals. But when the animals in his new town start disappearing, Nestor's grandmother becomes the prime suspect after she is spotted in the woods where they were last seen. As Nestor investigates the source of the disappearances, he learns that they are being seized by a tule vieja-a witch who can absorb an animal's powers by biting it during a solar eclipse. And the next eclipse is just around the corner...Now it's up to Nestor's extraordinary ability and his new friends to catch the tule vieja-and save a place he might just call home.
Target Audience Note:
8-12 years
740L Lexile
Study Program Information Note:
Accelerated Reader AR MG 4.7 7 508742.
Subject: Human-animal communication > Juvenile fiction.
Psychic ability > Juvenile fiction.
Shapeshifting > Juvenile fiction.
Cuban Americans > Juvenile fiction.
Children > Psychic ability > Juvenile fiction.
Eclipses > Juvenile fiction.
Witches > Juvenile fiction.
Genre: Fantasy fiction.

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