The Resource Hoodoo

Hoodoo

Label
Hoodoo
Title
Hoodoo
Creator
Subject
Summary
"I loved this book. Told by a narrator you won't soon forget, it is filled with myth and legend, danger and bravery. Hoodoo is pure folk magic."—Keith Donohue, New York Times bestselling author Twelve-year-old Hoodoo Hatcher was born into a family with a rich tradition of practicing folk magic: hoodoo, as most people call it. But even though his name is Hoodoo, he can't seem to cast a simple spell. Then a mysterious man called the Stranger comes to town, and Hoodoo starts dreaming of the dead rising from their graves. Even worse, he soon learns the Stranger is looking for a boy. Not just any boy. A boy named Hoodoo. The entire town is at risk from the Stranger's black magic, and only Hoodoo can defeat him. He'll just need to learn how to conjure first. Set amid the swamps, red soil, and sweltering heat of small-town Alabama in the 1930s, Hoodoo is infused with a big dose of creepiness leavened with gentle humor. "What a splendid novel. Reader, be prepared to have your foundations shaken: this is a world that is deeper, more wondrous, more spiritually charged than you may have ever imagined."—Gary D. Schmidt, two-time Newbery Honor medalist and author of The Wednesday Wars "The authenticity of Hoodoo's voice and this distinctive mashup of genres make Smith one to watch. Seekers of the scary and 'something different' need look no further."—Kirkus Reviews "The chilling supernatural Southern Gothic plot action is enhanced by atmospheric description of rural life in Depression-era Alabama . . . Readers will particularly enjoy Hoodoo's authentic and engaging narrative voice."—School Library Journa
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Smith, Ronald L
Nature of contents
dictionaries
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  • Fantasy
  • Juvenile Literature
  • Juvenile Fiction
Label
Hoodoo
Instantiates
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6a6f74e1-6167-4461-a31a-9f19b0d16707
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
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True
Isbn
9780544445277
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk
Label
Hoodoo
Publication
Control code
OVERDRIVE:6a6f74e1-6167-4461-a31a-9f19b0d16707
Dimensions
4 3/4 in. or 12 cm.
Form of item
electronic
http://library.link/vocab/inputERC
True
Isbn
9780544445277
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
Specific material designation
optical disk

Library Locations

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