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Anyone read it?


What do you think of it? I am thinking of getting it and reading it before school starts and potentially using it as a read aloud.


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Old 07-21-2012, 03:34 PM
 
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It's on my list to read - my boys loved it.
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I loved it! I recommended it to my top readers. It can be a little hard to follow, but if you add discussion around it I think it will be OK. It paints a beautiful picture, so it will be great for practicing visualizing.
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I've read it aloud for the last several years and the kids absolutely love it, even the kids who wouldn't choose to read something like that on their own. I highly recommend it!
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I used that series as a read-aloud with my low-level reading class. They really liked it.


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Love this series!!!!
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I highly recommend this book series. I hated Alice in Wonderland as both a kid and adult but this book is much better. I love that there is a different world beneath the Earth's surface and the conflict. Your students will love the adventure and relate to many of the feelings and situations that are explored in the book. I devoured The Hunger Games series and was pleased to find out that Suzanne Collins wrote other books that are just as good!!
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Love love love!
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Every single kid that I've had read this book has LOVED it! They always devour the series. I tell them to push through because some find the first 1/3 a bit boring, but every single one say that it's well worth the effort.
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