A Gift of Magic

A Gift of Magic

Book - 1970
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When the old woman died, she left each of her grandchildren something very special. For Kirby, the gift of dance. For Brendon, the gift of music. And for Nancy, the most extraordinary gift of all . . . the gift of magic.
Publisher: New York : Pocket Books, 1970
ISBN: 9780671726492
0671726498
Branch Call Number: FIC Dunca
Characteristics: 201 p

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KateHillier Jul 25, 2016

Our of all the Lois Duncan I've been re-reading recently this is the one that came back to be right away. Within the first page if not the first sentence. Nancy, her twin sister Kirby, and her brother Branden all have a certain talent. Nancy has the most extraordinary one: ESP.

What is nice about this story, again it's a bit dated but there are some modern updates in this edition, is that this doesn't turn into a conspiracy theory girl on the run story. Her family believes her and she goes out on her learn to learn how to deal with it. She makes terrible decisions but she works with it not unlike any kid does with growing up in general.

So it was a nice read, a nice cozy one despite the subject matter.

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Sumayah Briglio
May 20, 2010

nancy has a special gift
she must learn how to use it before she makes more trouble.

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