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Kid View: 14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop

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Kid View: 14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop

14 Hollow Road Book Cover 14 Hollow Road
Jenn Bishop
Fiction, Middle Grade, Realistic Fiction
Knopf Books for Young Readers
June 13, 2017
288
10-13
truly amazing!

 

The night of the sixth-grade dance is supposed to be perfect for Maddie; she'll wear her beautiful new dress, she'll hit the dance floor with her friends, and her crush, Avery, will ask her to dance. Most importantly, she'll finally leave her tiny elementary school behind for junior high. But as the first slow song starts to play, her plans crumble. Avery asks someone else to dance instead--and then the power goes out. Huddled in the gym, Maddie and her friends are stunned to hear that a tornado has ripped through the other side of town, destroying both Maddie's and Avery's homes.

 

Kind neighbors open up their home to Maddie's and Avery's families, which both excites and horrifies Maddie. Sharing the same house . . . with Avery? For the entire summer? While it buys her some time to prove that Avery made the wrong choice at the dance, it also means he'll be there to witness her morning breath and her annoying little brother. Meanwhile, she must search for her beloved dog, who went missing during the tornado. At the dance, all she wanted was to be more grown-up. Now that she has no choice, is she ready for it?

 

 

14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop front cover

 

Review

 

14 Hollow Road is a very moving tale about a girl going through some school and friend drama. But after her house crumbles in a tornado she has to learn to get over some things that in the grand scheme of things, don’t matter. It is very sweet. And before I even started reading it I had heard so many great things about it. This book definitely surpassed my expectations.

 

14 Hollow Road quote, I'm still here

 

This book is written beautifully and I will never forget it. If you are a girl who is going through middle school, I think now would be the best time to read it. You will be able to connect to this story a lot it has everything from boy drama and school dances to new friendships.

 

14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop spine without book jacket

 

I love this book and I think it is best for girls around the middle school age, because several things in this book you will likely experience in your life. I don’t know what else to say about it, 14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop is truly amazing!

 

14 Hollow Road by Jenn Bishop spine

 


 

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