SavvyPaperback - 2010
Thirteen is when a Beaumont's savvy hits--and with one brother who causes hurricanes and another who creates electricity, Mibs Beaumont is eager to see what she gets. But just before the big day, Poppa is in a terrible accident. And now all Mibs wants is a savvy that will save him. In fact, Mibs is so sure she'll get a powerful savvy that she sneaks a ride to the hospital on a rickety bus with her sibling and the preacher's kids in tow. After this extraordinary adventure--full of talking tattoos and a kidnapping--not a soul on board will ever be the same.
A Discussion Guide to Scumble and Savvy by Ingrid Law
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CRRL_RachelPlacchetti Jun 13, 2017
Mibs can't wait until her 13th birthday, when she'll find out what her savvy--a magical ability unique to her--is going to be.
The Beaumont family has a secret. They each possess a "savvy". A supernatural power that activates when they turn thirteen. It is two days before Mibs' 13th birthday.
Thirteen is when a Beaumont's savvy hits--and with one brother who causes hurricanes and another who creates electricity, Mibs Beaumont is eager to see what she gets. But just before the big day, Poppa is in a terrible accident. And now all Mibs wants is a savvy that will save him. In fact, Mibs ... Read More »
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Savvy. A special something that you can do better than everyone else. Mib's 13th birthday will not be like any other birthday. Her 13th will be when a Beaumont savvy strikes! With one brother who causes it to rain and another brother that causes electricity Mib dreams her savvy will be x-ray vision or invisible wings! But when her beloved Papa is in a terrible accident, all her dreams about a perfect savvy disappears. All she wants is a savvy that will save Papa. And so begins a wild journey with her siblings and the preacher's kids. And as their amazing adventure continues, only one thing is clear. Not a soul on that bus will ever be the same.
Mib is about to turn 13 when she hears about her dads accident. Her brother and mother go to Salina Hope Hospital while Mib is worried about her savvy and her dad. Savvies run through the family and now it was her turn. On her birthday she notices that everything is waking up. She thinks that her savvy is waking things up. During her birthday party she figures she has to be the one to wake her dad up she finds herself in a bible bus that was headed to salina. on her way fish,her other brother, and the priests son and daughter will and bobby tag along. On her way she stops at a restaurant and sees a man on the ground but she couldn't wake him up. She realized that her savvy wasn't waking things up but it was making ink come to life. She has been hearing voices at the back of her head like bobby little angel and lester's girlfriend and mom. When she gets to salina she draws something on her dads hand and knows what hes thinking and he wakes up.
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"I don't have any friends, Miss Rosemary," I said, hoping that the truth might end the conversation.
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