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Nothing matters. Only Bird matters. And he flew away.
never knew her brother Bird, but all her life she has lived in his
shadow. Her parents blame Grandpa for the tragedy of their family’s
past; they say that Grandpa attracted a malevolent spirit—a duppy—into
their home. Grandpa hasn’t spoken a word since. Now Jewel is twelve, and
she lives in a house full of secrets and impenetrable silence.
is sure that no one will ever love her like they loved Bird, until the
night that she meets a mysterious boy in a tree. Grandpa is convinced
that the boy is a duppy, but Jewel knows that he is something more. And
that maybe—just maybe—the time has come to break through the stagnant
silence of the past.