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The Miraculous

The Miraculous

Jess Redman; read by Christopher Gebauer

Macmillan Young Listeners



Macmillan Young Listeners

Macmillan Audio

On Sale: 07/30/2019

ISBN: 9781250255846


In the tradition of heartwrenching and hopeful middle grade novels such as Bridge to Terabithia comes Jess Redman's stunning debut about a young boy who must regain his faith in miracles after a tragedy changes his world.

Eleven-year-old Wunder Ellis is a miracologist. In a journal he calls The Miraculous, he records stories of the inexplicable and the extraordinary. And he believes every single one. But then his newborn sister dies, at only eight days old. If that can happen, then miracles can’t exist. So Wunder gets rid of The Miraculous. He stops believing.

Then he meets Faye—a cape-wearing, outspoken girl with losses of her own. Together, they find an abandoned house by the cemetery and a mysterious old woman who just might be a witch. The old woman asks them for their help. She asks them to believe. And they go on a journey that leads to friendship, to adventure, to healing—and to miracles.

The Miraculous is Jess Redman’s sparkling debut audiobook about facing grief, trusting the unknown, and finding brightness in the darkest moments.

This title has common core connections Best Books of the Year

Chapter 1

On the night before the funeral, Wunder Ellis stopped believing in miracles.

Before that, he had really and truly believed. In fact, he had been a miracologist.

He became a miracologist when he was five years old....

Reviews from Goodreads

Jess Redman; read by Christopher Gebauer

Jess Redman is a therapist and psychology teacher. She currently lives in Florida with her husband, two young children, and an old cat named Soul Pie. The Miraculous is her debut novel.

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Stephanie Suarez