Savvy by Ingrid Law
Reviewed by: L.
Savvy, written by Ingrid Law is a truly incredible book, with a huge variety of emotions swimming all throughout the book. Mibs Beaumont is just about to become 13 years old. In a normal family, that would just mean a party and some presents. But in the Beaumont family, it means something completely different. You see, when a Beaumont turns 13, they develop a special power, or as they call it, a savvy.
But the day before Mibs' special day, her Papa gets in a terrible car accident. After that Mibs doesn't dream of powerful savvys anymore, she just hopes for something that will save Papa. Mibs sneaks away her birthday party and the people watching over her and her two brothers to try a find a way to Papa. She boards a bus for the town of Salina, where her Papa is, but doesn't end up where she hopes to be at all. The bus ends up going in the other directions, and now Mibs must find a way to get back to Salina.
Mibs and her friends meet some kind and cruel people along the way. In her struggle to get back to Salina, Mibs must also try and figure out her savvy and how to use it.