A Gift of Magic

 
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A Gift of Magic
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Release Date
November 30, 1981
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0440228476
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When the old woman died, she left each of her grandchildren something very special. For Kirby, the gift of dance. For Brendon, the gift of music. And for Nancy, the most extraordinary gift of all . . . the gift of magic. And now Nancy has a lot to learn - and even more to fear.

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Good, I guess
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Reader reviewed by EshInoBi

A Gift of Magic was uhhm... ok. Well, for some reason,
when I read the title, I again thought it would be a book in a fantasy
world. No, it was an average book about 3 children in a normal world.
The only difference is they were given gifts. Nancy, the gift of magic.
Kirby gets the gift of dance, and their younger brother, the gift of
music. Nancy has had her gift forever. I imagined a fantasy world where
Nancy would need to protect herself against evil creatures using magic.
No, it was ESP. Brendon was the violent, fun type, and rarely used his
gift because he doesn't like boring. And Kirby, well, all she does is
dance. Their parents get divoreced and they have to live through it.
Nice book, but not totally captivating.


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The gift of this book
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Reader reviewed by Alisha

This book was really good! I recommend it to all the people who enjoy other great books by Lois Duncan like Locked in Time and The Third eye. At first, the book gave you this feeling to tell yu to keep on reading and than when you get towards the end, you're exhilarated by the events that happen and the results that occur in the end that you would never expect to happen
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Inspiring
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Reader reviewed by two sided freek

When her grandmother died, she left behind a gift to each of her siblings and herself. For her sister, Kirby, she left the gift of dance, to be like a graceful swan. For Brendon, the gift of music, to create musical notes that come together in blissful harmony. And for Nancy she left behind the most odd gift of all, the gift of magic, to see into others minds.
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