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A Nearer Moon
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Bibliographic Detail
Publisher Atheneum
Publication date August 30, 2016
Pages 176
Binding Paperback
Edition Reprint
Book category Juvenile Fiction
ISBN-13 9781481441490
ISBN-10 1481441493
Dimensions 0 by 5.13 by 7.63 in.
Original list price $7.99
Other format details juvenile
Summaries and Reviews
Amazon.com description: Product Description: In a small river village where the water is cursed, a girl’s bravery could mean the difference between life and death in this magical story of “perseverance and hope” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) from the author of Parched and Audacity.

Along a lively river, in a village raised on stilts, lives a girl named Luna. All her life she has heard tales of the time before the dam appeared, when sprites danced in the currents and no one got the mysterious wasting illness from a mouthful of river water. These are just stories, though—no sensible person would believe in such things.

Beneath the waves is someone who might disagree. Perdita is a young water sprite, delighting in the wet splash and sparkle, and sad about the day her people will finally finish building their door to another world, in search of a place that humans have not yet discovered.

But when Luna’s little sister falls ill with the river sickness, everyone knows she has only three weeks to live. Luna is determined to find a cure for her beloved sister, no matter what it takes. Even if that means believing in magic…

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Hardcover
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from Atheneum (September 8, 2015)
9781481441483 | details & prices | 150 pages | 6.00 × 8.50 × 0.75 in. | Rec. grade levels 4-6 | 0.60 lbs | List price $16.99
About: In a small river village where the water is cursed, a girl’s bravery could mean the difference between life and death in this magical story of “perseverance and hope” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) from the author of Parched and Audacity.
Paperback
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Reprint edition from Atheneum (August 30, 2016)
9781481441490 | details & prices | 176 pages | List price $7.99
About: In a small river village where the water is cursed, a girl’s bravery could mean the difference between life and death in this magical story of “perseverance and hope” (Kirkus Reviews, starred review) from the author of Parched and Audacity.
With Pamela Sargent | from Ace Books (June 1, 1977); titled "Starshadows and Blue Roses"
9780441783182 | details & prices | List price $1.75
This edition also contains Starshadows and Blue Roses
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