My One Hundred Adventures

My One Hundred Adventures

My One Hundred Adventures Series, Book 1

eBook - 2008
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THE WINNER OF a National Book Award, a Newbery Honor, and countless other awards has written her richest, most spirited book yet, filled with characters that readers will love, and never forget. Jane is 12 years old, and she is ready for adventures, to move beyond the world of her siblings and single mother and their house by the sea, and step into the "know-not what." And, over the summer, adventures do seem to find Jane, whether it's a thrilling ride in a hot-air balloon, the appearances of a slew of possible fathers, or a weird new friendship with a preacher and psychic wannabe. Most important, there's Jane's discovery of what lies at the heart of all great adventures: that it's not what happens to you that matters, but what you learn about yourself.And don't miss Polly Horvath's Northward to the Moon, the sequel to My One Hundred Adventures.From the Hardcover edition.
Publisher: 2008
ISBN: 9780375892318
Branch Call Number: OverDrive ebook
Characteristics: 1 online resource
Additional Contributors: OverDrive, Inc

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MurielW
Oct 10, 2012

This is a very interesting story and well-written. It has some unexpected twists in it. However, I really question the decision to categorize it as juvenile literature. I think young adult would be more appropriate. The "former boyfriends" are all suspected to be more than boyfriends, the pastor is involved in shady dealings spiritually and financially and the main character, a 12 year old girl, has to deal with a mean drunken man. Really not appropriate for young children, in my opinion.

samdog123 Oct 13, 2009

Jane lives with her eccentric mother and siblings in a beach house. One summer, when she is 12, she yearns for some adventures and over the course of the summer, gets her wish in one way or another.

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Green_Buffalo_24 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 99 and 98

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Oct 10, 2012

MurielW thinks this title is suitable for 13 years and over

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