Unwritten

Unwritten

3.93 (281 ratings by Goodreads)
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Description

Twelve-year-old Gracie Freeman is living a normal life, but she is haunted by the fact that she is actually a character from a story, an unpublished fairy tale she's never read. When she was a baby, her parents learned that she was supposed to die in the story, and with the help of a magic book, took her out of the story, and into the outside world, where she could be safe. But Gracie longs to know what the story says about her. Despite her mother's warnings, Gracie seeks out the story's author, setting in motion a chain of events that draw herself, her mother, and other former storybook characters back into the forgotten tale. Inside the story, Gracie struggles to navigate the blurred boundary between who she really is and the surprising things the author wrote about her. As the story moves toward its deadly climax, Gracie realizes she'll have to face a dark truth and figure out her own fairy-tale ending.
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Product details

  • Paperback | 200 pages
  • 133 x 203 x 15.24mm | 181.44g
  • Provo, United States
  • English
  • 1631631772
  • 9781631631771
  • 1,181,978

Review quote

Gilboy carefully balances tension with thoughtfulness, creating an intriguing tale that explores our desire to be the heroes of our own stories. --The Bulletin of the Center for Children's Books
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Rating details

281 ratings
3.93 out of 5 stars
5 31% (87)
4 38% (108)
3 25% (70)
2 4% (11)
1 2% (5)
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