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THE HUMMING ROOM

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A young orphan finds herself in a remote mansion that hides many secrets.Roo's childhood has been traumatic; she is ill-fed, ill-clothed and too small for her age. She spends much of her time hiding in cavelike spaces, with her ear to the ground listening intensely to the movements within the Earth. When her drug-dealing parents are killed, she is sent to live with an uncle on an isolated island ... Read full review

The Humming Room

Editorial Review - Kidsreads - Sarah Rachel Egelman

Just over a hundred years ago, readers first met the surly orphan turned sensitive nature lover Mary Lennox in Frances Hodgson Burnett's now classic children's book, THE SECRET GARDEN. Author Ellen Potter's latest chapter book, THE HUMMING ROOM, was inspired by it but is an inventive and charming story in its own right. When Roo Fanshaw's father and his girlfriend are murdered in their trailer ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - shellyquade2 - LibraryThing

I was lucky enough to receive an ARC of The Humming Room, by Ellen Potter. This book was an interesting and quick read. Quick both because it was entertaining, as well as because it is a short book ... Read full review

Review: The Humming Room

User Review  - Rj - Goodreads

I loved this book even more than I loved the classic it's based on, and I don't say that lightly. Everything that rubbed me the wrong way about THE SECRET GARDEN (especially the Disability Fail) is ... Read full review

Review: The Humming Room

User Review  - Lizzy - Goodreads

Most people assume that being strong or tough is the skill that will protect you and save you, help you survive when you're in a dangerous situation, but Roo Fanshaw sees it differently. Her special ... Read full review


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