Article Title

One Jar of Magic


Taylor Bitton


Magic, Family, Relationships, Coming Of Age, Intermediate, Outstanding

Document Type

Book Review


On the night Rose was born, her father captured 161 jars of magic. Since then, he has been convinced that his daughter is destined for greatness, even giving her the nickname "Little Luck." When Rose turns twelve, she will be able to join the town’s New Year’s Day event of capturing of magic. She's been training for years so she can finally live up to everything her father expects of her. Then New Year's Day arrives, and Rose captures only one tiny jar of magic. Her father is shocked and disappointed, and Rose becomes a social outcast. But as Rose grasps for a new sense of identity, she begins to learn more about magic, its flaws, and how much it has affected her family.