Hand-Me-Down Magic #2: Crystal Ball Fortunes (Paperback)

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By Corey Ann Haydu, Luisa Uribe (Illustrator)
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This is book number 2 in the Hand-Me-Down Magic series.

Staff Reviews


Young Reader, ages 6-10

— From Screen-Free Summer!

Description


The best-friend-cousins at 86½ Twenty-Third Avenue are back for a party! With adorable illustrations and short, easy-to-read chapters, this second installment in the Hand-Me-Down Magic series is perfect for fans of Ivy and Bean and Dory Fantasmagory.

Alma’s birthday gift for Del was supposed to be delightful and daring—just like Del. Her present was a magical crystal ball, and it worked, too! All of Del’s predictions for her party guests were coming true. But when Alma looks into the ball to read Del’s future, she sees something frightening.

Del is certain Alma has given her a bad luck fortune and that it will spell DISASTER for her. Suddenly, Del doesn’t feel like the brave cousin anymore. Which means it’s up to Alma to help Del face her fear—and her crystal ball fortune—with her best-friend-cousin right by her side.

About the Author


Corey Ann Haydu is the author of Eventown, The Someday Suitcase, and Rules for Stealing Stars and four acclaimed books for teens. She grew up in the Boston area, earned her MFA at the New School, and now lives in Brooklyn, New York, with her dog Oscar. Find out more at www.coreyannhaydu.com.



Luisa Uribe likes drawing, reading, and chasing the cat around the house. She lives in Bogotá, Colombia, where students (like the Earth Heroes in her book Dear Earth...From Your Friends in Room 5) are helping protect the environment and our natural resources. Of her many illustration projects, her true love is picture books. Luisa was honored with the Dilys Evans Founder's Award at the Society of Illustrators Original Art Exhibit in 2018. You can find more of her wonderful art at www.luisauribe.com.

Praise For…


Praise for Eventown: A wonderful and inventive story about being a kid in an imperfect world—beautiful mysterious and deeply satisfying
— Rebecca Stead, author of When You Reach Me and Goodbye Stranger

“At once enchanting, heart-rending, and bittersweet.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“An emotionally complex and wonderfully told story.”
— School Library Journal (starred review)

“[A] thought-provoking novel... [A] memorable and brave heroine.”
Publishers Weekly (starred review)

Praise for The Someday Suitcase : “Quietly superb prose...Haydu doesn’t romanticize illness, but she provides comfort through art, science, magic, love, and a purple suitcase.”
Kirkus Reviews (starred review)

“Poignant and powerful. A heartbreaking story about the healing power of friendship amid human fragility.”
— ALA Booklist (starred review)

Praise for Rules for Stealing Stars: “A well-crafted blend of realism and fantasy.”
— School Library Journal (starred review)

“[A] lyrical story of love and loss. The way the sisters fight and love in equal measure, as well as their basic need for one another, rings poignantly true in this touching and heartwarming story, which contains a ‘tiny bit of magic, right here in the real world.”
— ALA Booklist (starred review)
Product Details
ISBN: 9780062978264
ISBN-10: 0062978268
Publisher: Katherine Tegen Books
Publication Date: June 16th, 2020
Pages: 128
Language: English
Series: Hand-Me-Down Magic