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DOC ä READER Dream Within a Dream FREE ´ NATURALTREATMENT ð A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 A young girl finds herself—and so much —during a summer stay with her grandparents in this tender novel from Newbery Award–winning author Patricia MacLachlanWhen Louisa short for Louisiana is sent to stay with hAnd the island has plenty of scope for the imagination It also has George the boy who helps her see the world in a whole new light The end of summer is coming fast and Louisa must decide what she really wants travel the world with her parents or stay on Deer Island with the people she’s only just learning to love I had the opportunity to read a NetGalley digital ARC of this middle grade novel in exchange for a review This book tells the story of Louisa’s summer on Deer Island with her brother her grandparents and a budding romance with George Each summer Louisa’s parents leave her and her brother with their grandparents as they travel around the world studying and photographing birds in their habitats This summer Louisa becomes aware of her grandfather’s failing eyesight her growing attachment to the island and its people and her affectionate feelings for George whose parents met in Tanzania As the summer begins to wind down Louisa realizes that she really doesn’t want to leave Young readers will enjoy finding out if she and her brother Theo will be able to figure out a way to be able to stick aroundSince we’re in the midst of a cold and nasty winter it definitely is a nice escape to read about Louisa’s summer on an island But it’s also nice to read about friendships based on a mutual love of books art and a community of people that enjoy helping each other and playing together Louisa is getting older and as her romantic feelings for George become acute and confusing her family is very supportive and understanding of her developing relationship with the boy There is some kissing and some tender moments but the romance is very appropriate for kids in grades five and up This book will be coming out in May So this will be just in time for some good summertime reading I am sure that there will be lots of kids enjoying it during their vacations

Dream Within a DreamAnd the island has plenty of scope for the imagination It also has George the boy who helps her see the world in a whole new light The end of summer is coming fast and Louisa must decide what she really wants travel the world with her parents or stay on Deer Island with the people she’s only just learning to love I had the opportunity to read a NetGalley digital ARC of this middle grade novel in exchange for a review This book tells the story of Louisa’s summer on Deer Island with her brother her grandparents and a budding romance with George Each summer Louisa’s parents leave her and her brother with their grandparents as they travel around the world studying and photographing birds in their habitats This summer Louisa becomes aware of her grandfather’s failing eyesight her growing attachment to the island and its people and her affectionate feelings for George whose parents met in Tanzania As the summer begins to wind down Louisa realizes that she really doesn’t want to leave Young readers will enjoy finding out if she and her brother Theo will be able to figure out a way to be able to stick aroundSince we’re in the midst of a cold and nasty winter it definitely is a nice escape to read about Louisa’s summer on an island But it’s also nice to read about friendships based on a mutual love of books art and a community of people that enjoy helping each other and playing together Louisa is getting older and as her romantic feelings for George become acute and confusing her family is very supportive and understanding of her developing relationship with the boy There is some kissing and some tender moments but the romance is very appropriate for kids in grades five and up This book will be coming out in May So this will be just in time for some good summertime reading I am sure that there will be lots of kids enjoying it during their vacations

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Dream Within a Dream Ê Hile her brother is determined to find a way to stay on Deer Island forever Louisa would rather be off having adventures with their globetrotting ornithographer parents She’s a writer and there’s nothing on all of Deer Island to write about right Louisa uickly discovers that small doesn’t necessarily mean uiet I love Patricia MacLachlan's short books They are almost poetryand this one has poetry in it It is a sweet love story the 12 year old main characters fall in love the grandparents share a long life of love the parents love travel and adventurebut mostly it is a story about a love of PLACEthe island KINDLE Ç Dream Within a Dream ß Patricia MacLachlan

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Patricia MacLachlan ß Dream Within a Dream DOC A Publishers Weekly Best Book of 2019 A young girl finds herself and so much during a summer stay with her grandparents in this tender novel from Newbery Award–winning author Patricia MacLachlanWhen Louisa short for Louisiana is sent to stay with her grandparents for the summer she’s not looking forward to it W Silken beauty wrapped in a thin shroud of magic that's what's Patricia MacLachlan's stories are Her simple delicate language is a soothing tonic for anxious or overwrought souls Eleven year old Louisa and her eight year old brother Theo spend every summer on Deer Island with their grandmother Boots and grandfather Jake while their parents travel the world observing rare birds in their natural habitat Deer Island is uiet with few residents to mar one's communion with nature and Louisa enjoys her time there Lately Jake is losing his eyesight to macular degeneration and Louisa worries how he'll adjust when he can no longer drive his own car a pastime he takes pride in He and Boots will make do somehow she's sure but Louisa's attention is drawn away from Jake's problem by George a local islander her age she'd never met or even knew about Louisa and George take a liking to each other and Louisa finds herself excited about this summer than any other Despite his young age George regularly comes to the house for driving lessons from Jake and Boots diplomatically pretends not to notice George is enad of Louisa's untamed brilliant red hair which he unabashedly calls beautiful shortly after they meet Louisa catches herself taking long glances in the mirror afterward Is her hair truly beautiful Is she beautiful She never considered the possibility Boots and Jake first met when they weren't much older than Louisa and George and in hindsight they recognize that love bloomed sooner than either of them understood Sometimes when you meet a soulmate the fit is instantaneous and perfect George invites Louisa to his house for dinner where she meets his father Eliasi and mother Willa both from Tanzania Africa Besides being as gentle and artistic as George their skin is as dark or darker than his and their island life is infused with aspects of their cultural heritage Louisa could easily pass a pleasant summer in this family's company Georgia George's English teacher on Deer Island is taking on a special project she's going to paint portraits of several islanders for an exhibit with a few lines of original poetry to accompany each picture Are Louisa and George willing to visit the islanders and compose poetry that gives a window into their souls Secretly a passionate writer Louisa agrees to travel the island with George and converse with people As she and George become closer sharing artistic insight into the minds of family members and neighbors Louisa dreads the end of summer when her parents will return and she'll have to say goodbye to Deer Island for a year Her little brother Theo is way ahead of her; his attitude toward the island has matured this summer He loves it as his true home something he's never had with parents who pursue research destinations around the globe After Louisa George Boots and Jake make him his very own mini library in the house where he can dive into excellent stories to his heart's content Theo feels his tolerance for a nomadic lifestyle has run its course Can he convince his parents to let him live on the island permanently Does Louisa also want to stay or is the enchantment of her first summer with George clouding her rational mind Something will happen to resolve the issue Boots assures Theo And something certainly does I try to emulate Patricia MacLachlan's style perhaps than any writer's but some of her books are too uiet to make an impact The words are warm and comforting when you're inside them but soon dissipate without leaving any reminder why they made you feel that way Unclaimed Treasures Waiting for the Magic White Fur Flying The Truth of Me and Fly Away are examples of this and so is Dream Within a Dream I like reading them but they don't impact me as Patricia MacLachlan's best novels do I might consider two and a half stars for Dream Within a Dream and if you love the author's style set aside time for this book You'll be glad you did