Etan hasn’t spoken since his mom left. Malia stopped going to school when kids started calling her The Creature. Could a mysterious jar of clay be the solution to their problems?
Ages 10+
Pages 336
Publisher Macmillan
Coming Sep 2021
Junior Library Guild Selection
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69 Reviews

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I loved this book!

Review by Hanah

The book is written in a way that it is really easy to read and the storyline is interesting and it keeps you wanting to know more. There is nothing I can say that I didn't like about the book! I think people who enjoy poetry, science fiction and pure relatable writing would enjoy this book.

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The Magical Imperfect by Helena

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Review by Hudson

This book is about special clay, Judaism, and friendship. It is fiction and good for fans of Anya and the Dragon, and The Vanderbeakers . It is amazing and full of love.

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Good book!

Review by Eve

I enjoyed this book a lot. You should really order it.

Oct 03, 2022 08:23 PM
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I loved it!

Review by Likesbaking

I guess you could say (cringe warning) It was magically Imperfect!

Sep 08, 2022 08:43 PM
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Review by KitKat24

Idk. I did not really like that it was in short paragraphs. It was ok.

Sep 07, 2022 08:56 AM
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Review by IsabellaF

Etan is your normal type of kid except for one thing, ever since his mom 👩🏼 went to a hospital 🏥 he won't speak to anyone. Then one day he meets a girl 👧 named Malia. Everyone at school 🏫 calls Malia "The Monster " because of her skin. This friendship will help both their hearts heal. It is written in verse and will have you reading 📚 in anticipation until the end.

Sep 02, 2022 06:37 PM
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The Magical Imperfect

Review by RunWild

It was the best book ever. I loved how Etan and Malia help each other.

Sep 01, 2022 07:33 PM