The Resource The jumbies, Tracey Baptiste, (electronic resource.)

The jumbies, Tracey Baptiste, (electronic resource.)

Label
The jumbies
Title
The jumbies
Statement of responsibility
Tracey Baptiste
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
A spine-tingling tale rooted in Caribbean folklore about an ordinary girl who must use her extraordinary bravery-and a bit of magic-to save her island home from jumbies, the scary spirits that haunt the forest. Corinne La Mer isn't afraid of anything. Not scorpions, not the boys who tease her, and certainly not jumbies. They're just tricksters parents make up to frighten their children. Then one night Corinne chases an agouti all the way into the forbidden forest. Those shining yellow eyes that followed her to the edge of the trees, they couldn't belong to a jumbie. Or could they? When Corinne spots a beautiful stranger speaking to the town witch at the market the next day, she knows something unexpected is about to happen. And when this same beauty, called Severine, turns up at Corinne's house, Corinne is sure that danger is in the air. She soon finds out that bewitching her father, Pierre, is only the first step in Severine's plan to claim the entire island for the jumbies. Corinne must call on her courage and her friends and learn to use ancient magic she didn't know she possessed to stop Severine and to save her island home. PRAISE FOR THE JUMBIES: "Endlessly addictive and hypnotic . . . Baptiste has a lot of fun remixing the classic Haitian folktale The Magic Orange Tree , while adding her own original touches." - Essence "A well written tale full of action with enough scary elements to satisfy fans of Adam Gidwitz's A Tale Dark and Grimm ." - School Library Journal "It's refreshing to see a fantasy with its roots outside Europe . . . This is a book worth reading simply for its originality." - Kirkus Reviews "Entrancing and engaging . . . Baptiste enters an all-new folktale adaptation into our regular fantasy lore . . . Original. Haunting." - A Fuse #8 Production A Washington Post Kids Post Book Club Selection A Junior Library Guild Selection
Cataloging source
TEFOD
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Baptiste, Tracey
Index
no index present
Intended audience
  • Text Difficulty 3
  • MG/Middle grades (4th-8th)
  • 680
  • 4.6
Intended audience source
  • Lexile
  • ATOS Level
Literary form
fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
The Jumbies
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Juvenile Fiction
  • Folklore
Target audience
juvenile
Label
The jumbies, Tracey Baptiste, (electronic resource.)
Link
Instantiates
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002180358
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781616204884
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
77A2FC3A-C016-4464-A99E-DCA735AE4746
Label
The jumbies, Tracey Baptiste, (electronic resource.)
Link
Publication
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Control code
ODN0002180358
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
Form of item
electronic
Isbn
9781616204884
Isbn Type
(electronic bk)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Reproduction note
Electronic reproduction.
Specific material designation
remote
Stock number
77A2FC3A-C016-4464-A99E-DCA735AE4746

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