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U: Uprising by Margaret Peterson Haddix

UprisingNote to parents: the end might be disturbing to younger children. This book is about a fire and people do die. You might want to read this before letting your children do so.

Uprising is such an amazing book because it really happened! Ok, well, mostly. It’s a fiction story about three girls based on the country-changing Triangle Factory fire. You don’t know what that is? Well, I didn’t either until I read this book.

The story starts out with a daughter of the factory owner coming to Mrs. Livingston, asking what happened. Mrs. Livingston finally starts to tell her the story.

“The story begins like so much else,” she says slowly. “With hope. Hope and dreams and daring…”

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T: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix

TurnaboutWhat happens if you give old folks the ability to grow young again? And then to keep them at the age of 25 or so for…eternity? What happens when a person slowly turns younger, one year at a time?

And that is what Turnabout is all about. Continue reading “T: Turnabout by Margaret Peterson Haddix”