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From Feiwel & Friends/Macmillan

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Etan has stopped speaking since his mother left. His father and grandfather don’t know how to help him. His friends have given up on him.

When Etan is asked to deliver a grocery order to the outskirts of town, he realizes he’s at the home of Malia Agbayani, also known as the Creature. Malia stopped going to school when her acute eczema spread to her face, and the bullying became too much.

As the two become friends, other kids tease Etan for knowing the Creature. But he believes he might have a cure for Malia’s condition, if only he can convince his family and hers to believe it too. Even if it works, will these two outcasts find where they fit in?

Critical Acclaim for The Magical Imperfect
A Junior Library Guild Selection

 Signed Editions Available! 

Book Trailer! (perfect for book talks)

An interview with the Angel Island Immigration Station Foundation where we discuss The Magical Imperfect, Angel Island History and more! 

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Ask The Author: A conversation about The Magical Imperfect with READING IS FUNDAMENTAL! 

Check Out Ms. Ila's Middle Grade Reading Club through San Jose Public Library-Lots of great questions for young readers! 

NPR/KPBS Midday Edition Radio Interview: Baseball, Earthquakes, and The Healing Power Of Friendship

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