A Cool Moonlight by Angela JohnsonA Cool Moonlight by Angela Johnson

A Cool Moonlight

byAngela Johnson

Paperback | April 21, 2005

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Born with a rare and dangerous allergy to sunlight, Lila's spent her life hidden from the daylight-staying covered up and indoors until dark, only venturing outside after the sun has set and the moon's cool light shines. Almost every night, she is visited by two young girls who wear tutus over their jeans and costume fairy wings, and the three of them dance and tell wonderful stories. But while Lila adores her family and her new friends, still she longs to feel the sun's touch. Lila's mysterious friends have promised to help her . . . but how?
Angela Johnson has won three Coretta Scott King Awards, one each for her novels The First Part Last, Heaven, and Toning the Sweep. The First Part Last was also the recipient of the Michael L. Printz Award. Her books for younger readers include the Coretta Scott King Honor Book When I Am Old with You, illustrated by David Soman; Wind Fl...
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Title:A Cool MoonlightFormat:PaperbackDimensions:144 pages, 7.12 × 4.99 × 0.39 inPublished:April 21, 2005Publisher:Penguin Young Readers GroupLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0142402842

ISBN - 13:9780142402849

Appropriate for ages: 9 - 12

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Poignant, evocative, and as lingering as sunburn, Lila's story is one of courage, hope, and dreams. (Kirkus Reviews, starred review)