Bone's Gift, Hardback Book


In this supernatural historical mystery, twelve-year-old Bone possesses a Gift that allows her to see the stories in everyday objects.

When she receives a note that says her mother's Gift killed her, Bone seeks to unravel the mysteries of her mother's death, the schisms in her family, and the Gifts themselves.

In a southern Virginia coal-mining town in 1942, Bone Phillips has just reached the age when most members of her family discover their Gift.

Bone has a Gift that disturbs her; she can sense stories when she touches an object that was important to someone.

She sees both sad and happy--the death of a deer in an arrowhead, the pain of a beating in a baseball cap, and the sense of joy in a fiddle.

There are also stories woven into her dead mama's butter-yellow sweater--stories Bone yearns for and fears.

When Bone receives a note that says her mama's Gift is what killed her, Bone tries to uncover the truth.

Could Bone's Gift do the same? Here is a beautifully resonant coming-of-age tale about learning to trust the power of your own story.


  • Format: Hardback
  • Pages: 256 pages
  • Publisher: Highlights Press
  • Publication Date:
  • Category: Adventure
  • ISBN: 9781629798509



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