Reviews written by Nonnie Prabab

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March 01, 2012
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5.0
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5.0
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Kids Fiction
FINALLY! THIS BOOK IS AMAZING!

I was always sad at the end of ISABEL OF THE WHALES, which I read more times than I can remember. I'm so glad the author has written another book, which explains everything about Isabel and Jessaloup. It's exciting and romantic. I don't want to give away the ending but...

March 01, 2012
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5.0
Plot/Characters/Writing Style
 
5.0
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Kids Fiction
I love this book!

THIS IS A BOOK I CAN READ OVER AND OVER AGAIN. It's the story of a girl who becomes a humpback whale. It's totally believable. You'll fall in love with the whales! I was always sad about the ending until I recently read the next book in the series, Jessaloup's...

March 01, 2012
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4.0
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4.0
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Girl who was left behind to fend for herself

This is a classic, a past Newbery winner. To a modern reader it may be a bit old-fashioned and slow (in the writing style)but it does make you imagine what it would be like to be stuck on an island with only your own ingenuity to rely on. At first...

March 01, 2012
Overall rating
 
4.0
Plot
 
5.0
Characters
 
4.0
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3.0
Exciting but bloody

I was pulled into the excitement of this book, could not put it down, although I am usually turned off by violence. I immediately went out and bought books two and three, but by the end of the third book I was bored and disgusted.

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