Ostertag, Molly Knox. The Witch Boy. 2017. 224p. Scholastic/Graphix, hardcover, $24.99 (9781338089523); Scholastic/Graphix, paperback, $12.99 (9781338089516). Grades 3-up.
In Aster’s family, boys are shapeshifters and girls are witches—and there are no exceptions. But he’s never had any interest in shifting, while he does have talent for magic. If his loving family won’t help him, maybe the mysterious—and clearly dangerous—entity in the forest will?