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User Review  - adriennelaine - LibraryThing

This is a fantasy/science fiction chapter book about a young girl and her encounters with some friendly ghosts and a fellow orphan boy who help her put her deceased father to rest despite evil forces standing in their way. Read full review

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User Review  - foggidawn - LibraryThing

One night, shortly after the death of her beloved father, Liesl (a Cinderella-like young girl confined to an attic bedroom by a cruel stepmother) is visited by Po, a ghost. Drawn to her sad sweetness ... Read full review

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User Review  - Bduke - LibraryThing

I wanted to love this book, and as a child I'm pretty sure I would have loved this book, but as a cynical adult I only liked it. I liked the fairy tale, magical feeling of the book. I liked the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ChelseaLawler - LibraryThing

I think that I would use this book with older children. It is a great book but it is somewhat dark and dreary. It does give answers or at least versions of what might happen when people pass away ... Read full review

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User Review  - readingdate - LibraryThing

Liesl & Po is Lauren Oliver’s charming middle-grade debut. I have greatly loved this author’s YA books, and though each book is vastly different, her wonderful storytelling is consistent. Ms. Oliver ... Read full review

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I must say I am a big fan of Lauren Oliver and her books. I enjoyed this book, and I thought it was extremely unique and really adorable. I don't find it "middle school aged" appropriate, because I think it should be for younger audiences (3rd grade to fifth) instead of sixth to eighth. I think the idea of the sun not shining was so beautiful and unique, and it was a fantastic read. I just wish that the ending was better... 

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User Review  - KEFeeney - LibraryThing

I just loved this story. It's reminiscent of old children's fairy tales with magic, mayhem, and villains galore. Read full review

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User Review  - kelsey.hintzman - LibraryThing

Listened to it on audiobooks. Loved this story! Read full review

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User Review  - Mirandalg14 - LibraryThing

I can't decide if I liked it or not, so 3 stars. It's probably something I would have really liked when I was younger. Read full review

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User Review  - Tahleen - LibraryThing

This one was okay. Oliver is a very gifted prose writer, but I have felt let down by each of her books since Before I Fall. Read full review


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