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Ellen Yeomans captures a family's grief with heartbreaking perfection in this unique work. I was sobbing by page 29 and the tears didn't let up much after that. Read morePublished on May 6, 2008 by Mary E. Horsington
Reviewed by Nicole LeBoeuf (age 16) for Reader Views (6/07)
"Rubber Houses," by Ellen Yeomans, is a heart-melting story told in a unique and captivating way. Read more
Ellen Yeomans' RUBBER HOUSES is presented in lyrical verse: the format may put off readers who want a straight fiction read, but the story will prove moving to any who don't mind... Read morePublished on May 12, 2007 by Midwest Book Review
The verse is easy to follow and yet so full of meaning and emotion, it will take your breath away, and yes, make you cry a time or two. But don't the most memorable books do that? Read morePublished on April 28, 2007 by L.S.
While written in verse, this book is a novel and reads like one. The story is told simply and beautifully. The verse is natural and emotion flows through it without being overdone. Read morePublished on April 2, 2007 by M. Williams
This is a book that will stick with you long after you've read it. I recommend it both for the emotional journey and for the sparse beauty of the poetry. Read morePublished on February 6, 2007 by K. L. Going