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Savvy For generations, the Beaumont family has harbored a magical secret They each possess a savvy a special supernatural power that strikes when they turn thirteen Grandpa Bomba moves mountains, her older brothers create hurricanes and spark electricity and now it s the eve of Mibs s big day As if waiting weren t hard enough, the family gets scary news two days before Mibs s birthday Poppa has been in a terrible accident Mibs develops the singular mission to get to the hospital and prove that her new power can save her dad So she sneaks onto a salesman s bus only to find the bus heading in the opposite direction Suddenly Mibs finds herself on an unforgettable odyssey that will force her to make sense of growing up and of other people, who might also have a few secrets hidden just beneath the skin

10 thoughts on “Savvy

  1. Naomi Licon Naomi Licon says:

    The book Savvy by Ingrid Law is a fantastic fantasy novel.It s about a girl named Mibs who is turning thirteen, and in her family, turning into a teenager means that she will receive her special ability called a Savvy It s a great novel filled with a bunch of fun adventures In the book Savvy Mibs lives between Nebraska and Kansas, she is no ordinary girl In her family at the age of thirteen every

  2. Claire Claire says:

    Meh I wanted to like Savvy, but it felt manipulative and overwritten to me the same vibe I got from The Underneath and The Higher Power of Lucky This one, not surprisingly, is a Newbery contender as well A florid style, faux vernacular, and over the top alliteration and cutesy vocabulary does not equal literary merit I felt like it lacked both strength and authenticity The story itself could have

  3. Nicholas Nicholas says:

    Savvy is the new book from up and coming author author Ingrid Law The book is an intriguing look into the life of an extra special family known as the Beaumont s The Beaumont s are endowed with what they refer to as their own personal Savvy, some type of supernatural power that they develop on or around their thirteenth birthday The story focuses on the young protagonist Mississippi Mibs Beaumont w

  4. Pricky Pricky says:

    Kids, please don t hitchhike aboard a stranger s bus I actually had to look up the criteria for a Newberry Medal after reading this Even as an honor medal, I couldn t believe that it deserved the title of most distinguished contribution to American literature for children But I guess that s not really up to me, it s up to 15 people to decide.Butif it were up to me, this book would probably get a med

  5. Julia Julia says:

    Monday through Wednesday, we called our thin stretch of land Kansaska Thursday through Saturday, we called it Nebransas It s writing like this that makes Savvy fun and quirky Law especially captures the as the main character, a young girl named Mississippi Mibs Beaumont Mibs and her family share a special secret that on their 13th birthday they get a certain power For example, Mibs brother Fish can c

  6. babyhippoface babyhippoface says:

    I liked just about everything about Savvy. Interesting characters Mibs, Fish, Lester, Lill, Will Junior, Bobbi, all well developed I really enjoyed getting to know these characters I had high hopes for Lester, smiled when Lill brought out the best in him, and worried when trouble met the big pink bus.While the story concept is intriguing, it s Ingrid Law s writing that made the story shine She has a w

  7. Claire Epperson Claire Epperson says:

    Wow Just wow This book so disappointing Just wow This was the book we read for book club and I had to force myself through it I mean, really On like page 150 they were still on the bus I am not sure if this is supposed to be an adventure book or what but some, I don t know excitement would have been preferable They only met one new person and of course everything works out just peachy Of course the kid

  8. Cara Cara says:

    I picked this up because of a strong recommendation and when I heard some of it was set in Kansas I was sold Since I m a native Kansan I knew I was going to like the book evenbecause of that little fact.Mississippi most commonly known as Mibs is just about to turn thirteen A big step in any kid s life, but in Mib s family turning thirteen means a whole lotthan becoming a teenager, you also get your savv

  9. Chris Cai Chris Cai says:

    An challenging, but fun read Contains the exploration of emotions, characters, and plot.

  10. Misty Misty says:

    This is one of the most engaging stories narrators I have read in awhile I tried hard to think of something I didn t like, just for some balance not because I am such a negative person , and I still have yet to come up with something There s a great magical realism tall tale feel to it, which is refreshing in a ya book.Savvy is the story of Mibs Mississippi Beaumont and her rather unusual family At 13, ev

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