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The Next Full Moon

Published by Downtown Bookworks
Distributed by Simon & Schuster

About The Book

This thoroughly compelling, gorgeously told tale begins as the weather turns warm enough to swim in the local lake, twelve-year-old Ava is looking forward to a lazy summer, and her crush, Jeff, is most definitely taking notice of her. Everything is going beautifully for Ava. . . until she starts to grow feathers. Is she some kind of freak? Or something truly special?

About The Author

Photograph by Joi Brozek

Carolyn Turgeon is the author of Rain Village, Godmother: The Secret Cinderella Story, Mermaid: A Twist on the Classic Tale, and the young adult novel The Next Full Moon. She is the editor of Mermaids, a special-edition annual magazine, and teaches writing in the low-residency MFA program at the University of Alaska at Anchorage. Find out more at and

Product Details

  • Publisher: Downtown Bookworks (May 15, 2012)
  • Length: 192 pages
  • ISBN13: 9781935703723
  • Grades: 4 and up
  • Ages: 9 - 99

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"The Next Full Moon" is as magical as a moonbeam on a mid-summer's eve. When you've finished this enchanting story, you'll close your eyes and fly.

--Kathi Appelt, author of THE UNDERNEATH and KEEPER

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