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3.74  ·  Rating details ·  35 ratings  ·  5 reviews
Playing in a maze, twelve-year-old Winnie is hurled back in time and marooned on a nineteenth-century estate until she can solve the maze and return to the present.
Hardcover, 202 pages
Published May 1st 1989 by Morrow Junior Books
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Apr 14, 2021 rated it liked it
Pretty workmanlike time travel for 'tweens. It's a thing... timeslips, ghost stories, etc., where a modern child learns some history by interacting with a child from the past. This one just didn't have any memorable or special bits imo. 2.5 stars rounded up because I might have liked it better if it had been one of the first I'd read.

And I did like one line.
"Her stomach felt terrible, but fortunately it was at quite a distance from her brain, and if she just lay still, it might not notice that s
Sep 29, 2019 rated it it was amazing
Read this as a fifth grader TWICE! One of you lovely researchers tracked the title down after my very abbreviated description based on my 5th grade memory, and I was able to purchase a copy for my own collection. Every bit as good on the reread! I know my fifth grade vocabulary wasn’t on par with Dexter’s, but I understood enough to fall in love with the story of the maze’s mystery and the secrets of both worlds. Already passed it on to a current fifth-grader to read!
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Feb 23, 2012 rated it it was amazing
When I started this book I did so partly because it was a time-travel book and partly because I found the title intriguing. However, I didn't expect it to be quite as wonderful as it turned out. What I thought was a fairly simple story of two kids, Winnie and Harry turns into quite a remarkable story of friendships and the secrets and intrigue that adults create in their lives and how the kids strive to do the right thing in spite of adults who are often in the way. It added so much to what coul ...more
Aug 09, 2013 rated it liked it
This was a good time travel for children. Little girl goes back 100 years as she follows a maze painted in the schoolyard.
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