Circus Mirandus

Circus Mirandus

eBook - 2015
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"When he realizes that his grandfather's stories of an enchanted circus are true, Micah Tuttle sets out to find the mysterious Circus Mirandus--and to use its magic to save his grandfather's life"-- Provided by publisher.
Publisher: New York : Dial Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Penguin Group (USA) Inc., 2015
ISBN: 9780698189065
069818906X
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource

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If you liked The Night Circus, try this story about a young boy who comes to believe his grandfather's wild stories about the circus in order to save his family.


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JCLChrisK May 04, 2016

A book about finding magic and enchantment and courage both in the mundane moments of everyday life and during life's heartbreaking and tragic times.

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1_Great_Book
Apr 07, 2016

What a delightful story on the power of believing and faith. Timeless and applicable to all age groups. It's up to you to interpret the message from a religious or magical lens; the end result is the same for both.
Through a child's eyes and simple faith, miracles occur. Not necessarily what was originally hoped for, but the actual result is the best one.
Will become a classic and a good choice for your collection.

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black_dog_1835
Jan 05, 2016

I really could put myself in this character's shoes, and feel what it was like to be Micah. This is a great book about magic, love, and friendship. I would definitely recommend this book for you to read!!!

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bibliokrisp
Oct 01, 2015

This just was too much like The Night Circus the Jr. Version for me. I wanted to feel closer to the 2 main characters but didn't, because they didn't feel real to me. Okay but not amazing.

Chapel_Hill_KrystalB Sep 14, 2015

This is a delightful, timeless story that will appeal widely to kids and adults alike. Beasley is a wonderful storyteller- loved the writing, loved the characters. Looking forward to her future works.

PimaLib_MaryG Sep 01, 2015

This is a marvelous book about the power of magic and seeing the world with a child's eye. I loved it.

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carinmilburn
Aug 05, 2015

Well written. I think the back and forth between grandpa's story and Micah's, kinda slowed the suspense down. Loved the relationship between the grandpa and Micah.

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marthabwaters
May 25, 2015

This is a pretty exemplary new book, and one that deserves a wide readership (which I think it will find). It's about a kid named Micah and his dying grandfather's tales of a magical circus. For the record, I almost never enjoy circus books, but this one is excellent; the magical elements are handled with a deft touch and the relationship between Micah and his grandfather is incredibly moving. It is a lovely story that takes a familiar children's book message -- the importance of faith and believing in magic -- and makes it feel fresh and new again. Highly recommended.

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Erika_50
Aug 20, 2017

Erika_50 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 14

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black_raven_237
Feb 17, 2017

black_raven_237 thinks this title is suitable for 8 years and over

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Erika_50
Aug 21, 2017

Circus Mirandus is a circus you have to believe in to see.
Micah Tuttle goes to find The Man Who Bends Light to ask for the miracle he promised long ago to Micah's grandfather, who is dying.

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