lol, October 9, 2008 (view all comments by lol)
crappy book so stupid dont buy it ssssssssssssssssooooooooooo boring we had to read it for english it is retarted and piontless i hated it so bad if u buy it u wont enjoy it i cant tell u how stupid it was
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Lielani, October 16, 2006 (view all comments by Lielani)
Sharon Creech drags you into a world of a young girl who leaves her beloved home behind to go to the city with her father. She then begins a wounderous journey that she brings you on. A journey of joys, sadness, and lessons learned. Sharon's colorful imagination allows you to see vividly the worl from the young girl's eyes. I enjoyed it so much I couldn't put it down... I read it twice in one day! It is a must read!
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by Harper Collins,
In her own singularly beautiful style, Newbery Medal winner Sharon Creech intricately weaves together two tales, one funny, one bittersweet, to create a heartwarming, compelling, and utterly moving story of love, loss, and the complexity of human emotion.
Thirteen-year-old Salamanca Tree Hiddle, proud of her country roots and the "Indian-ness in her blood," travels from Ohio to Idaho with her eccentric grandparents. Along the way, she tells them of the story of Phoebe Winterbottom, who received mysterious messages, who met a "potential lunatic," and whose mother disappeared.
As Sal entertains her grandparents with Phoebe's outrageous story, her own story begins to unfold--the story of a thirteen-year-old girl whose only wish is to be reunited with her missing mother.
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On her journey by car from Ohio to Idaho with her grandparents, 13-year-old Salamanca Hiddle tells the story of her friend Phoebe, who receives a message from a "lunatic" and who must cope with the disappearance of her mother. But beneath this story is Sal's own story, and that of her mother, who left home one day and never returned.
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