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The jumbies

Baptiste, Tracey, author.

Chapel Hill, North Carolina : Algonquin Young Readers, 2016.

234 pages ; 21 cm

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Corinne La Mer knows that the jumbies are just fictional monsters the adults of her island home made up to scare children--so when a real jumbie chases her out of the woods, Corinne is in for quite the education. Then a mysterious and beautiful stranger named Severine turns up and makes Corinne's father dinner. That dinner is the start of a bewitchment, Severine's plan to claim the island for the jumbies. Corinne has to stop her, but she won't be able to without her courage, friends, and an ancient magic.

Reading Counts: Level 4.2 / 11.0 Points / 65815.

Lexile: 680L

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ISBN:

9781616205928

LC Call No:

PZ7.B229515 Ju 2016

Dewey Class No:

[Fic] 23

Author:

Baptiste, Tracey, author.

Title:

The jumbies / Tracey Baptiste.

Edition:

First paperback edition.

Physical:

234 pages ; 21 cm

ContentType:

text rdacontent

MediaType:

unmediated rdamedia

CarrierType:

volume rdacarrier

Citation/Refs:

Horn Book Guide, 4/2016

Citation/Refs:

Publishers Weekly, 2/9/2015

Citation/Refs:

School Library Journal, 4/2015

Summary:

Corinne La Mer knows that the jumbies are just fictional monsters the adults of her island home made up to scare children--so when a real jumbie chases her out of the woods, Corinne is in for quite the education. Then a mysterious and beautiful stranger named Severine turns up and makes Corinne's father dinner. That dinner is the start of a bewitchment, Severine's plan to claim the island for the jumbies. Corinne has to stop her, but she won't be able to without her courage, friends, and an ancient magic.

Target Audience:

680 Lexile.

Study Program:

Accelerated Reader AR-ATOS MG 4.6 6.0 173364.

Study Program:

Reading Counts RC 4.2 11.0 65815.

Subject:

Spirits--Fiction.

Subject:

Magic--Fiction.

Subject:

Blacks--Caribbean Area--Fiction.

Subject:

Horror stories.

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