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May 11, 2010
| 423 Minutes
| Middle Grade (10 and up)
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May 11, 2010 | ISBN 9780307710932 | Middle Grade (10 and up)
“When I was a boy, my pa dowsed to earn extra money when we had a lean year. And when he put the branch in my hands for the first time, I felt a burning inside me because I had the gift, too. Just be thankful I didn’t hand that gift down to you.”Amos figured it was probably best not to tell his father that it was too late. What would you do if you knew you had a special gift—a sixth sense—that was passed down from one generation to the next? A gift that could help people in times of need, but one your father often saw as a trap. Would you use that gift? This is the story of Amos Kincaid, the dowser’s son.
Kimberly Willis Holt is the author of Piper Reed, the Great Gypsy; Piper Reed, Navy Brat; and several award-winning novels, including Part of Me; Keeper of the Night; My Louisiana Sky; and When Zachary Beaver Came to Town, which received the National Book Award for Young People’s Literature…. More about Kimberly Willis Holt
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