Beaumont Family Series, Book 1

eBook - 2008
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A vibrant new voice . . . a modern classic.For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret. They each possess a "savvy"—a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen. Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity . . . and now it's the eve of Mibs's big day.As if waiting weren't hard enough, the family gets scary news two days before Mibs's birthday: Poppa has been in a terrible accident. Mibs develops the singular mission to get to the hospital and prove that her new power can save her dad. So she sneaks onto a salesman's bus . . . only to find the bus heading in the opposite direction. Suddenly Mibs finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing up—and of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin.
Publisher: 2008.
ISBN: 9781440634857
Branch Call Number: E-BOOK
Characteristics: 1 online resource ( pages)
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Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc


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May 19, 2017

love this book! it even might be my favorite.

Jan 29, 2017

I love this book!

Jul 24, 2016

have read this book sooo many times and still love every time I read it!!!

All the books in the rest of the series are just as great, and I've read them all multiple times. ORDER IT! ORDER IT NOW!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

violet_zebra_407 Dec 15, 2015

its short, funny, and fast-paced. a great book for all, but probably better for 8-13 year olds.

vpl_childrens Dec 08, 2015

Interest level: ages 9-12. This magical story set in Kansas (complete with accents!) moves at lightning pace. Mibs is ready to find out her savvy - her magical power - on the day she turns thirteen but then everything goes haywire and she heads off on an adventure to help her family.

This book was GREAT!!!
Its short and easy to finish, but I lovvvvve the story.

Jul 17, 2015

Such an interesting BOOK!

Maria Ahmed
Jul 13, 2015

THIS BOOK IS GREAT!! but it ends to fast. i want more!!!!

Jul 07, 2015

This is a fun book, with lots of relatable charters. Fun for all readers!

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Jul 15, 2015

Savvy. A special something that you can do better than everyone else. Mib's 13th birthday will not be like any other birthday. Her 13th will be when a Beaumont savvy strikes! With one brother who causes it to rain and another brother that causes electricity Mib dreams her savvy will be x-ray vision or invisible wings! But when her beloved Papa is in a terrible accident, all her dreams about a perfect savvy disappears. All she wants is a savvy that will save Papa. And so begins a wild journey with her siblings and the preacher's kids. And as their amazing adventure continues, only one thing is clear. Not a soul on that bus will ever be the same.

Maria Ahmed
Jul 13, 2015

Mib is about to turn 13 when she hears about her dads accident. Her brother and mother go to Salina Hope Hospital while Mib is worried about her savvy and her dad. Savvies run through the family and now it was her turn. On her birthday she notices that everything is waking up. She thinks that her savvy is waking things up. During her birthday party she figures she has to be the one to wake her dad up she finds herself in a bible bus that was headed to salina. on her way fish,her other brother, and the priests son and daughter will and bobby tag along. On her way she stops at a restaurant and sees a man on the ground but she couldn't wake him up. She realized that her savvy wasn't waking things up but it was making ink come to life. She has been hearing voices at the back of her head like bobby little angel and lester's girlfriend and mom. When she gets to salina she draws something on her dads hand and knows what hes thinking and he wakes up.


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Jul 17, 2015

"I don't have any friends, Miss Rosemary," I said, hoping that the truth might end the conversation.

Jul 15, 2015

''It was my decision to get on that bus. And it was the one decision that started it all.''


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