Etan hasn’t spoken since his mom left. Malia stopped going to school when kids started calling her The Creature. Could a mysterious jar of clay be the solution to their problems?
Ages 10+
Pages 336
Publisher Macmillan
Coming Sep 2021
Junior Library Guild Selection
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64 Reviews

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I loved this book!

Review by Hanah

The book is written in a way that it is really easy to read and the storyline is interesting and it keeps you wanting to know more. There is nothing I can say that I didn't like about the book! I think people who enjoy poetry, science fiction and pure relatable writing would enjoy this book.

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Review by Hudson

This book is about special clay, Judaism, and friendship. It is fiction and good for fans of Anya and the Dragon, and The Vanderbeakers . It is amazing and full of love.

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Review by Anabelle1110

This book is so sweet in the sense that these are 2 "not normal" kids who get bullied and shamed for how they look/act but then they find each other and create this bond that's unlike any other because of what they have in common. I would totally recommend this for anyone like, 9/10+!

Aug 09, 2022 10:39 PM
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Really good

Review by LGR2012

This was an amazing book. I really liked that it was about someone’s differences

Aug 06, 2022 04:40 PM
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the magicle imperfect

Review by Mayflower12345

i love the poetry!

Aug 06, 2022 05:58 AM
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great book!

Review by lseks

This is such a good book! It teaches you a lot about differences!

Aug 04, 2022 09:35 AM
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I have eczema too!

Review by unicornpoetry

I really like this book. It's a super cool book and I am so glad I chose this book. I also have eczema and it used to be like how they described it with Malia, but it's now better. I hope you enjoy this book too!

Jul 20, 2022 02:34 AM