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Room by Emma Donoghue
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Aug 08, 11

it was amazing
bookshelves: 2011, lurved
Read from August 04 to 07, 2011

I like this book. I've taught kindergarten and I'm amazed at how believable Jack is as a character and a narrator. The combination of intellect and high vocabulary with his imagination and play work perfectly together. His reactions and responses to the events in his life are so well told that I empathize with him entirely. I sometimes had to step back and realize how challenging it would be to try to figure out a child like Jack as an adult because told through his words- his reactions make sense. I'll read this book again for sure.
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Sheena Finished already?? I haven't had a chance yet to pick up where we left off!


Leone Yup. I'm going to re-read some parts of it before doing the review though(no spoilers I promise).


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