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The Tiger Rising | [Kate DiCamillo]

The Tiger Rising

From the best-selling author of Because of Winn-Dixie comes the moving story of an 11-year-old boy, Rob Horton, who finds a caged tiger in the woods behind the hotel where he lives with his father. With the help of his new friend, Sistine Bailey, Rob must decide what to do with his discovery and at the same time come to terms with his past.
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Publisher's Summary

From the best-selling author of Because of Winn-Dixie comes the moving story of an 11-year-old boy, Rob Horton, who finds a caged tiger in the woods behind the hotel where he lives with his father. With the help of his new friend, Sistine Bailey, Rob must decide what to do with his discovery and at the same time come to terms with his past.

©2001 Kate DiCamillo; (P)2006 Random House, Inc. Listening Library, an imprint of the Random House Audio Publishing Group

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"An emotionally rich story about a boy caught in the powerful grip of grief." (Publishers Weekly)

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    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!!!

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    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.

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    Jerrianne Yakima, WA, United States 12-14-11
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    Where does The Tiger Rising rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?

    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 did you like best about this 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.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    My favorite scene was where Rob was working the wood and was surprised at what he had carved.


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