The Wise and the Wicked

By PODOs, Rebecca

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ISBN
9780062699022
Publisher
HarperCollins Balzer + Bray


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School Library Journal

Reviewed on May 1, 2019  |  Young Adult

Gr 9 Up—A desperate search for the truth leaves 16-year-old Ruby Chernyavsky with more questions than answers as she untangles years of family lore and begins to understand that stories have more than one side. Ruby knows that the women in her family, long removed from their ancestral home in the woods in Russia, once possessed powerful magic. Ruby and her sisters grew up steeped in the family lore, stories of this magic, and the reminder to stay hidden and safe. Once in their lifetimes, the women in her fami...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

Horn Book Magazine

Reviewed on May 1, 2019

Upon reaching adolescence, the women in Ruby Chernyavsky's matrilineal Russian American family have the power to see their own deaths. "Someday...you'll be standing in our kitchen, or watching TV, or taking a shower, and then all of a sudden, you'll blink and be in the body of your future self...you're going to be whatever age you are when you die." One of Ruby's two older sisters gave her "the talk" when she was eleven, their mo...Log In or Sign Up to Read More

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