a middle-grade fantasy novel
from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt / Clarion Books
Even the quiestest voice can change the world.
When a shy girl and her lightning beast discover that their country's idyllic weather comes at a steep cost, they must defy authority to spread the truth.
Summer 2019 Kids Indie Next List
"Fascinating and powerful."
-- Booklist (Starred Review)
"Exciting, timely, and world-shaking!"
-- Tamora Pierce, #1 New York Times best-selling author
"Warm, exciting, hopeful, and ethical."
"A reassuring journey of self-discovery that will charm readers."
-- School Library Journal
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Read the first two chapters