Book Summary

    Doomed to - or blessed with - eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less a blessing than it might seem. Complications arise when Winnie is followed by a stranger who wants to market the spring water for a fortune
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    Author

    Natalie Babbitt

    Year Published

    1975

    Categories

    8-12, Boys, classic, English, family, Girls, in corpus, made into movie, Young Adult

    ISBN 13

    9780374480097

    Profanity

    low

    Sexuality

    none

    Violence

    mild

    Goodreads Rating

    3.85

    # Ratings

    172618

    # of Words

Book Summary

Doomed to - or blessed with - eternal life after drinking from a magic spring, the Tuck family wanders about trying to live as inconspicuously and comfortably as they can. When ten-year-old Winnie Foster stumbles on their secret, the Tucks take her home and explain why living forever at one age is less a blessing than it might seem. Complications arise when Winnie is followed by a stranger who wants to market the spring water for a fortune
(summary from amazon.com)