All the Impossible Things

By Lindsay Lackey,

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Red's inexplicable power over the wind comes from her mother. Whenever Ruby "Red" Byrd is scared or angry, the wind picks up. And being placed in foster care, moving from family to family, tends to keep her skies stormy. Red knows she has to learn to control it, but can't…

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1 author picked All the Impossible Things as one of their favorite books. Why do they recommend it?

Set in our world with hints of magic, All the Impossible Things is a middle-grade novel about finding home and finding family.

This book beautifully weaves the all-too-real struggles of a girl in foster care with the near-magical experience of a foster family not quite like any she’s experienced before. The blending of the real and the fantastical serves to highlight the emotions of the young protagonist in poignant ways, and, in the end, offers a beautiful note of hope—not easy, and not perfect, but, one might say, a little magical.

I adored the way the author blended all these…

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