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A Year Without Autumn by Liz Kessler

A Year Without Autumn

A Year Without Autumn by Liz Kessler
Sep 11, 2012 | 304 Pages
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    Sep 11, 2012 | 304 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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    Oct 11, 2011 | 304 Pages | Middle Grade (8-12)

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Preteen readers will likely be swept up in the suspense of Jenni’s journeys back and forth in time.
—Kirkus Reviews

The novel is enriched by simply drawn characters, an intensely suspenseful climax, and an upbeat ending sweetened by both strong affirmations of friendship and a romantic subplot in the supporting cast.
—Booklist Online

Driven by a pre-teen girl’s fierce loyalty to her closest friend, this time travel story ponders how close people often are to life-changing circumstances… This novel holds a positive and strengthening message about friendship, life, and love.
—Library Media Connection

Kessler deals sensitively with divorce and death, offering readers a plot that is grounded in reality despite the time-travel element. Everything comes together in a tidy ending that readers will find satisfactory.
—School Library Journal

—Publishers Weekly

The story line is very intriguing, and readers may find it difficult to put the book down. Kessler tackles the paradoxes of time travel with courage and imagination, while the special friendship between Jenni and Autumn is very moving and emotional.

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