(E–pub) The Root of Magic AUTHOR Kathleen Benner Duble

  • Hardcover
  • 224
  • The Root of Magic
  • Kathleen Benner Duble
  • en
  • 22 April 2020
  • 9780525578505

Kathleen Benner Duble ↠ 5 Read

Kathleen Benner Duble ↠ 5 Read Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Kathleen Benner Duble characters å The Root of Magic 105 D nobody has been able to figure out why All Willow wants is for her brother to get better and for her her life to go back to normalBut after a bad stroke of luck Willow and her family find themselves stranded in an unusual town in the middle of nowhere and their life begins to chang. I received a free review copy from the publisher All opinions are my ownTHE ROOT OF MAGIC is an interesting middle grade book about fate free will and family The writing was well done and I was engaged enough to keep reading I wanted to discover the source of the magic in the mysterious town of KismetWhile I enjoyed the book thematically I cannot recommend it to young readers Here s why there are basically two mean girl characters in this book One is described as girl next door what does that mean to you To most readers it will mean white and probably blondeThe other is described as exotic what does that mean to you The exotic character is later revealed to be dark skinned and is the only character in the book whose skin tone is noted at all She turns out to be the meaner of the twono positive side of her character is ever revealedIt is well documented that people of color are insulted by being labeled as exotic the definition of which is originating from a foreign country and is often used to describe plants and animals not humans And to have the only obvious person of color in the book be the villain is justit s not OKThis was a relatively minor plot point in the book but there is really no excuse for these types of ignorant references to race in children s literature in 2019 It s really a shame because it could have easily been spotted and edited out and the author would have had a fine book In the Grip Understanding Type Stress and the Inferior Function young readers Here s why there are basically two mean girl characters in this book One is described as girl next door what does that mean to Dom na Zanzibarze you To most readers it will mean white and probably blondeThe other is described as exotic what does that mean to uantum Physics and the Multiplicity of Mind you The exotic character is later revealed to be dark skinned and is the only character in the book whose skin tone is noted at all She turns out to be the meaner of the twono positive side of her character is ever revealedIt is well documented that people of color are insulted by being labeled as exotic the definition of which is originating from a foreign country and is often used to describe plants and animals not humans And to have the only obvious person of color in the book be the villain is justit s not OKThis was a relatively minor plot point in the book but there is really no excuse for these types of ignorant references to race in children s literature in 2019 It s really a shame because it could have easily been spotted and edited out and the author would have had a fine book

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Kathleen Benner Duble ↠ 5 Read Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Kathleen Benner Duble characters å The Root of Magic 105 A deeply felt sibling story set in a town where people have a mysterious magical power and one girl is determined to discover what it is for readers of Lauren Myracle and Ingrid Law Willow knows the unknown is scary Especially when your little brother has been sick for a long time an. This fantastically creative coming of age story is snowy full of magic and intrigue and dives into the power of choice over fate It s the perfect read for upper elementary school and middle school kids Megan G The Harpist of Madrid your little brother has been sick for a long time an. This fantastically creative coming of age story is snowy full of magic and intrigue and dives into the power of choice over fate It s the perfect read for upper elementary school and middle school kids Megan G

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Kathleen Benner Duble ↠ 5 Read Summary ✓ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ↠ Kathleen Benner Duble characters å The Root of Magic 105 E in the most unexpected way Willow soon discovers that the town isn't just unusual it's magical and the truth is exciting that she ever imaginedWill Willow find that this could be the secret to saving her family or discover that the root of magic could lead them to something greater. The true magic of life lies in those days that are not yet known There is power in choice but how does it relate to fate A fun thought to discuss This short middle grade fiction has a creative storyline magic intrigue a strong protagonist familysibling relationship and topics that are hard but kids can relate to Willow s brother Wisp is sick and the doctors can t solve it The impact his sickness has on his friendships sibling relationship and on his parents is well written This book would make a great bibliotherapy book for kids with a sick sibling To be honest the story for an adult is a bit predictable but I actually didn t mind the predictability bc there was enough intrigue I doubt many kids will be able to predict the storyline Rating 45 starsBest For 9 12 years old 3rd through 6th grade girls of Pages 212Clean Read Yes Worth a Check Out Yes Buy It or Not Maybe If you re looking for a great story to read with your children or class Read Aloud Yes It could be a great read aloud for 3rd 6th grade The chapters are shorter but the intrigue is there There would be a lot of things you could discuss and talk about With a girl as a main character boys won t pick this book up themselves However I think they d enjoy the storySome favorite uotes Anger and sorrow fill her like baking soda and vinegar thrown together in a glass and about to fizz over Willow doesn t know what to do about these feelings pg 19Battles are usually unexpected And I don t like being unprepared pg30Nobody promised you fair when you came into this world girl Cora says And nobody promised you fair on how or when you go out The best you can do is to be prepared pg50view spoilerThe lake waters of Kismet Maine may or may not be magical but this night has been filled with magic for her pg97 hide spoiler