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The Magic Moth by Virginia Lee

The Magic Moth (original 1972; edition 1973)

by Virginia Lee (Author)

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Title:The Magic Moth
Authors:Virginia Lee (Author)
Info:The Seabury Press (1973), Edition: 1st, 64 pages
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The Magic Moth by Virginia Lee (1972)



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A slightly dated book, but the lessons learned transcend the barriers of time. Maryanne, the middle of five children, has a heart defect and has been ill for a long time. She has been close to the youngest child, Mark-O, but is now too sick to tell him stories. When Maryanne dies the family is around her, and a moth hatches in her room at the exact moment of death. Mark-O thinks that the moth could be related to the death and draws a picture of the magic moth for the family to remember Maryanne. Mark-O and his mother talk about why Maryanne was born and the lessons she passed on.
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Thin Sara's family is so unconventional and fat Glenda's so conventional that the differences put a real strain on the two girls' friendship.

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