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In the Nick of Time

3.93 of 5 stars 3.93  ·  rating details  ·  67 ratings  ·  13 reviews
Charlotte is out in the woods on her own one day when something mysterious happens—she walks along a row of stones laid like stepping stones on the forest floor . . . and finds herself in another age. She has somehow slipped back to 1955, and is now, in the same woods, on the site of a very unique school, an open-air school for sick city children. No one believes her tales ...more
Paperback, 224 pages
Published April 28th 2008 by Transworld Publishers (first published 2007)
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My daughter chose this book at the library and I read it to ensure that it would be OK for her. It would be in a few years (she is only 7).

Quick, easy story, sprinkled with history. I really enjoyed it and think my daughter will too.
This book is really good, and the ending is haunting!
Saumya Mehta
'In the nick of time' is a wonderful book. It is about Charlotte and her best friend Pip are having a stroll in the woods. Suddenly she falls down and hits her head. She then travels in the nick of time1 From 2007, she reaches to 1962 where everyone think that she is a girl called Joyce Ingram! So she and her new friend Jack escape from the school and try to reach the real Joyce Ingram's house. Just then the teachers of the school reach them exactly at Joyce Ingram's house. They enter the house ...more
i looked this book. It was interesting, full of mystery and sad. P.S She gets back in 2007 and her grandpa is Jack but he died before she could get back in 2007.
This was a decent little book and great for children who may just be starting to read longer fiction.
Aman Vasani
In the Nick of Time was a really nice book. Its about a girl named Charlotte and she goes to Cold Tarn woods with her friend Pip. As she walks she trips of stepping stones that take her all the way back to 1952. She is in an open air school which has no walls. As the everybody in the school thinks she is Joyce Ingham and she tries explaining but they think she is stupid. As she tries to get out she makes a new friend called Jack (that's her grandfather but she doesn't know that). As they have an ...more
In the nick of time is a very interesting book about how a boy goes back in time after spotting stepping stones. He fins him self in the past and they have given him a name, he goes to this very strange school that has no windows or roofs. He tries to tell people he is from the future but no one believes him they think he is crazy and send him to a loony bi. After he returns to the school a boy believes him and then tries to help him find the stepping stones so that he can go to his normal futur ...more
Jordan Muzigo
its a great book about a girl named Charlotte who accidentally travels to another time and cant find a way back.she is mistaken to be a girl called Joyce Ingram and has to join the school, that's when she meets a friend,jack,and they go on an adventure to find Joyce Ingram.

overall,it was an amazing book,with alot of interesting parts
Feb 12, 2011 Samuel rated it 3 of 5 stars
Recommends it for: Not sure.
Interesting idea but was hoping for it to be more imaginative. The story line seems restricted, possibly because it was inspired by a piece of British history. The language used is simple and is suitable for child, but I'm not sure a child would have the required attention span.
a very toughing story of a girl who travel to another century and has an adventure with a boy named jack who tunes out to be her grandpa who dies when she gets back to the future.
i know u will miss me.p.a
I think this book was okay and it was interesting to read. It had lots of details and it was fun especially because of the adventures in it.
Saif Omar
Dec 19, 2013 Saif Omar marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Interesting we read it in class and have a final exam on it
This is really interesting book that makes me keep reading.
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