Annotations for Cool Moonlight


Baker & Taylor
Nine-year-old Lila, born with xeroderma pigmentosum, a skin disease that make her sensitive to sunlight, makes secret plans to feel the sun's rays on her tenth birthday.

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Baker & Taylor
Nine-year-old Lila, born with xeroderma pigmentosum, a skin disease that makes her allergic to sunlight, makes secret plans to feel the sun's rays on her tenth birthday. 25,000 first printing.

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Penguin Putnam
With breathtaking lyricism, Angela Johnson shares the thoughts and dreams of an extraordinary girl named Lila. Born with an unusual and dangerous allergy to the sun, nine-year-old Lila can only be outside at night. She plays by the light of the moon, and her playmates are two mysterious girls who wear tutus and costume wings, and often show up when Lila is alone. Lila longs to feel the warmth of the sun on her skin, and with the help of her friends she is making a plan to do so.

Uniquely touching, A Cool Moonlight is that rare novel that wraps tightly around you and leaves you forever changed. A novel about courage and hope and the healing power of love.

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