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Young Adult Fiction 2566
Lyrical
Overall rating 
 
4.0
Plot 
 
4.0
Characters 
 
0.0
Writing Style 
 
0.0
Reader reviewed by Amy Ward

After reading Undercover by Beth Kephart, I couldn't wait to read her latest book, House of Dance.  I was not disappointed.  She has the ability to create magical moments and stories out of everyday life.  House of Dance is the simple story of Rosie, who takes care of her dying grandfather for the summer.  It also delves into the complicated relationships between parents and children.  The words are so lyrical that I felt what Rosie felt, saw what she saw, smelled what she smelled.  Kephart's books are always very visual and symbolic.  It makes the story that much more rewarding.  As long as she keeps writing books, I will keep reading. 

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