Thursday, September 22, 2011
Falling In y Frances O'roark Dowell 245 pages
Light fantasy about Isabelle Bean a daydreamer who falls into a parallel universe in her school's supply closet. Partially due to her ecletic apparel, the residents in this new land fear that she is the rumored witch ravenously hungry and eager to devour them. Isabelle is in no hurry to return to her boring prior existence and decides to find the witch on her own. She meets Grete, an elderly herbalist. She also finds a connection to her real life and decides to step out of her shell. Good chapter book for middle grades.