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Will a mysterious fairy keep Nathan’s family together or tear it apart?

Nathan and Jessie love their cantakerous grandfather, who lives with them, but their aunt feels he should be in a nursing home, and she has contacted a social worker to evaluate him. One evening Grandfather and the kids discover a wounded dragonfly on their windshield. Upon closer inspection they see that the dragonfly is really a fairy, and they take it inside to nurse it back to health. The kids try to keep it hidden from the social worker, because they are sure if she thinks that Grandpa believes in fairies, he really would be taken away.

In this warmhearted debut novel, Carolyn J. Gold shows how the quiet magic of nature can strengthen the bonding love between generations. This fairy is not overtly cute and sweet. It is a creature of nature that changes their lives.

About The Author

Carolyn J. Gold is the author of Dragonfly Secret, a Simon & Schuster book.

Product Details

  • Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers (October 13, 2015)
  • Length: 144 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781481466639
  • Grades: 3 - 7
  • Ages: 8 - 12

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