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Ingrid Law delivers another heartwarming story about the magic of friendship and the power of family in this companion to her Newbery Honor-winning Savvy

Gypsy Beaumont has always been a whirly-twirly free spirit, so as her thirteenth birthday approaches, she hopes to get a magical ability that will let her fly, or dance up to the stars. Instead, she wakes up on her birthday with blurry vision . . . and starts seeing flashes of the future and past. But when Momma and Poppa announce that her very un-magical, downright mean Grandma Pat has Alzheimer's and is going to move in with them, Gypsy's savvy--along with her family's--suddenly becomes its opposite. Now it's savvy mayhem as Gypsy starts freezing time, and no one could have predicted what would happen on their trip to bring Grandma Pat home . . . not even Gypsy.

With her trademark style and whimsical, beautiful language, Ingrid Law has written another wonderfully moving companion to her Newbery Honor-winning Savvy.
Publisher: Puffin,
ISBN: 9780142425701
Branch Call Number: JF
Characteristics: 384 p. ; 20 cm

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violet_pony_296 Jun 03, 2017

i luved this book! i actually heard it as an audiobook and i was HOOKED! a must read for those who enjoy fantasy.

mvkramer Dec 30, 2015

How disappointing! I loved Scumble and Savvy, but in this volume the magic is just gone. I couldn't sympathize with Gypsy the way I did with Mibs or Ledge. The plot is frenetic but lacks actual substance. I read up to page 250 and just couldn't get any farther.

This is a sequel, read Savvy first. Fun road trip adventure. Suspension of disbelief necessary for adult readers. A fun lark for tweens and kids. Fast moving. Satisfying. wild winter weather and amazing magical feats. loved it.
~Rose

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Gcboim
Jun 21, 2016

In this companion to Savvy, a girl named Gypsy gets a superpower called a savvy that everyone in her family inherits when they are thirteen. Gypsy gets the power to look at someone and see their past or future. When her family visits their sick grandma, she sees an event from the future that she feels the need to prevent. Then something happens that makes her whole family's savvies switch to its opposite. Then Gypsy uses her new savvy to try and save the day

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Gcboim
Jun 20, 2016

And thats when I took my leap of faith- or my leap of stupidity

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