masterful teenage perspective
This book so perfectly captured the teenage reaction to a new disease in the world that affected the family personally. The relationships, conversations, feelings, and story overall were very believable.
The voices bring the characters to life. The story straddles being a magical fable and a seemingly true account of early homesteaders in Alaska.
When the snow girl is gone and the child appears.
The story was appropriately centered in history without being so mired in the details that the story and character development suffered.
My favorite character was Byron because he struggled to be his own person in the midst of a war and family that required walking the line.
His various accents for the characters really brought them to life.
The classic Sherlock Holmes way of solving a mystery using common sense.
The narrator and clever way the story is told.
The narrator's voice brought this story to life.
The twists and turns kept me engaged and wowed to the very end.
Ms. Lee's narration was wonderful. It was nice to have a British narrator for the book considering its setting.
I love Brene Brown's perspective. She is encouraging without being trite.
The parenting guidance most resonated with me.
Having seen Brene Brown speak in person, I didn't like Karen White's performance because she doesn't seem to bring the same energy and humor to the topic.
Parenting tips and ideas for setting boundaries.
The human interest story not only of the people who survived the crash, but also the natives who were "discovered."
The explanation of miscommunications was fascinating.
all three crash survivors: John McCollum, Kenneth Decker and Margaret Hastings - for their bravery and outlook.
The story is so compelling - both extremely sad and funny at times.
The narrator did a good job of potraying several characters and their personalities through the different voices she used in narrating the story.
That Olive Kitteredge is a common thread through almost all of the short stories.
Different voices to express tones/feelings
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