Into The Tall, Tall Grass

ISBN-10: 153444968X
ISBN-13: 9781534449688
Author: Ryon, Loriel
Interest Level: 5-9
Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Publication Date: April 2021

Copyright: 2020

Page Count: 336


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Interest Level

Grades 5-9

Reading Level

Lexile: 660L
Accelerated Reader Level: 4.5
Accelerated Reader Points: 9.0

BISAC Subjects

JUVENILE FICTION / Family / Multigenerational

JUVENILE FICTION / Social Themes / Death & Dying

Description
Yolanda Rodriguez-O'Connell has a secret. All the members of her family have a magical gift-all, that is, except for Yolanda. Still, it's something she can never talk about, or the townsfolk will call her family brujas -witches. When her grandmother, Wela, falls into an unexplained sleep, Yolanda is scared. Her father is off fighting in a faraway war, her mother died long ago, and Yolanda has isolated herself from her best friend and twin sister. If she loses her grandmother, who will she have left? When a strange grass emerges in the desert behind their house, Wela miraculously wakes, begging Yolanda to take her to the lone pecan tree left on their land. Determined not to lose her, Yolanda sets out on this journey with her sister, her ex-best friend, and a boy who has a crush on her. But what is the mysterious box that her grandmother needs to find? And how will going to the pecan tree make everything all right? Along the way, Yolanda discovers long-buried secrets that have made their family gift a family curse. But she also finds t
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