Steve just wants to save his baby brotherÃ¢ÂÂbut what will he lose in the bargain? Kenneth OppelÃ¢ÂÂs (Silverwing, The Boundless) haunting gothic tale for fans of Coraline, is one of the most acclaimed books of the year, receiving six starred reviews. Illustrations from Caldecott Medalist Jon Klassen.
For some kids summer is a sun-soaked season of fun. But for Steve, itÃ¢ÂÂs just another season of worries. Worries about his sick newborn baby brother who is fighting to survive, worries about his parents who are struggling to cope, even worries about the waspÃ¢ÂÂs nest looming ominously from the eaves. So when a mysterious wasp queen invades his dreams, offering to Ã¢ÂÂfixÃ¢ÂÂ the baby, Steve thinks his prayers have been answered.
All he has to do is say Ã¢ÂÂYes.Ã¢ÂÂ But Ã¢ÂÂyesÃ¢ÂÂ is a powerful word. It is also a dangerous one. And once it is uttered, can it be taken back?
Celebrated author Kenneth Oppel creates an eerie masterpiece in this compelling story that explores disability and diversity, fears and dreams, and what ultimately makes a family. Includes illustrations from celebrated artist Jon Klassen.
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