Great for kids who believe in/love magic! Micah, much to his family's dismay believes his Grandpa's Ephraim stories of the magical Circus Mirandus. These fantastical stories are too good to be true so Grandpa Ephraim offers proof that the circus is real! This proof is Grandpa Ephraim dying wish for Micah to find one of the people in his stories, The Man Who Bends Light, owes him a miracle that could save his life. Once found the Lightbender does not want to keep his promise, the story follows Micah and his friend Jenny in getting the miracles his grandpa was promised!
Penguin Random House has a great resource guide for teachers/parents.