girl who drank the moon.jpegThe Girl Who Drank the Moon by Kelly Barnhill
Starred in Booklist
Newbery Medal (2017), Dorothy Canfield Fisher Children's Book Award Nominee (2018), Andre Norton Award Nominee for Young Adult Science Fiction and Fantasy (2016)
PW Ages 10+, SLJ Gr. 4-6

Recommended by a 6th grade girl at Barrington Middle School. I have not read it yet, but the 6th grade reading teacher at my school did and could not recommend it highly enough. She told students they should read it now, and they should read it when they're older. And then they should read it to their children and grandchildren.

I asked her if she thought it should be for Great Stone Face or Isinglass. She thought for awhile and said, "Both." She said it reads like a fairytale, but has layers of meaning and beautiful writing….