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Getting to Normal

2.92  ·  Rating Details ·  13 Ratings  ·  3 Reviews
In this deeply moving novel, we see the world through Alice, a troubled child, as she plunges into a painful crisis of loyalty, belonging, and loss.
Hardcover, 244 pages
Published June 1st 2001 by Stoddart Kids
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Oct 11, 2016 Kyra rated it liked it
2,5 stars for this book. The pacing was a little too slow for me. It was heartbreaking to read about the emotional neglect the main character goes through. I wish there would have been more of a realisation in the people around her about how much she needed to be loved by them, but it was kind of fitting that it didn't happen (because.. real life..). The way the feelings and thoughts of the main character were described was very well done. In the end, not enough happened for this story to be ...more
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Apr 06, 2009 Melissa Dhondt rated it really liked it
This book is written from the mind of a 7 year old, and it portrays though thoughts very nicely. It's pleasant to read, full of emotion, and it got me reading it in almost one sitting, which doesn't happen too often.
Feb 18, 2012 Emily rated it it was ok
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I have no idea what I was supposed to take out of this book, but I can tell you I took nothing. I'm not really sure of the point at all. The ending was rather random and didn't really tie up lose ends. It was unnecessary.
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