©2001 Kate DiCamillo; (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group
"An emotionally rich story about a boy caught in the powerful grip of grief." (Publishers Weekly)
Easy read for my 10 year old. He enjoyed it and passed the AR test with flying colors!!! Highly recommend!!! Although the ending may be a little sad for very young readers. Overall a great book and narration!!!
I loved this book. As a book for young readers, I was delightfully surprised as I enjoyed it very much for myself as It has very mature issues. I was thinking about it for my 10 year old nephew, but it is not for him.
Wonderful emotional layers. My 9 Yo granddaughter appreciated the emotional connections. Her favorite piece of the story was the realization of dad and son having each other. They both missed mom but they had each other. They were not alone in their feelings of loss.
Book my son was reading and I got. I'm glad I did. Narrators voice made book and characters come alive. I highly Recommend it.
This is the first audioboook I have used with my students. My 4th graders found it very interesting and were to relate to the characters in the story.
What I liked best about the story is that it was easy to put yourself in the character's shoes and imagine how that must feel.
My favorite scene was where Rob was working the wood and was surprised at what he had carved.
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