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THE TIGER RISING

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Themes of freedom and responsibility twine between the lines of this short but heavy novel from the author of Because of Winn-Dixie (2000). Three months after his mother's death, Rob and his father are living in a small-town Florida motel, each nursing sharp, private pain. On the same day Rob has two astonishing encounters: first, he stumbles upon a caged tiger in the woods behind the motel; then ... Read full review

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User Review  - Alyssa - Goodreads

The character development is consistent to how open characters are about their feelings. The voice is clear...this is definitely a storytelling type of text. Read full review

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User Review  - Selinee - Goodreads

If you focus on books on realistic Problems, I recommend you to read this book " The tiger rising". Its about a boy named Bob who has moved to a new city in Florida, most story start with this ... Read full review

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User Review  - Gabrielle Cintron - Goodreads

The Tiger Rising by Kate DiCamillo, is a fiction book for children. The book is about a 12 year old boy named Rob Horton. In the beginning of the book, he meets a girl at school named Sistine Bailey ... Read full review

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User Review  - Rebecca Caufman - Goodreads

Loved, loved, loved the book...until the end. Read full review

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User Review  - Konnie - Goodreads

quick read. probably best for 6th grade or so - a little intense on the social stratifications for kids and death of a parent... Read full review

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User Review  - Vonnie - Goodreads

I highly enjoy reading Kate DiCamillo's books. I absolutely loved The Tale of Despereaux as well as The Miraculous Journey of Edward Tulane. I couldn't wait to get my hands on Tiger Rising since I've ... Read full review

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User Review  - Crzy D - Goodreads

The more I read of Kate DiCamillo, The more I love her creations. I feel her writings remind you what it means to be a kid - the intensity of emotion, of both joy and sorrow, the ease of forgiveness ... Read full review

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User Review  - Carinne Gee - Goodreads

I get really tired of 'children's books' that shouldn't be children's books. If I was to rate this book for myself, I'd give it 4 1/2 stars. It wa a great story. Very touching. But for kids I'd give ... Read full review

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User Review  - Drew Graham - Goodreads

Rob Horton, having just moved to Florida with his recently-widowed hotel handyman dad, has to deal with school bullies, loneliness, and an uncomfortable, itchy rash on his legs, not to mention his ... Read full review

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