Blume is a wonderfully descriptive author who makes the reader truly feel the mood of each scene as well.
It's like a distant memory that you want to lose yourself in, but at the same time you're afraid that if the characters are hurt in any way, you will be, too.
As Tennyson continues to have these big dreams, readers will be drawn further and further in, turning pages until they reach the impactful conclusion.
When I first saw this book I thought it was going to be a ghost story (because I love ghost storys)but then once I started readding it I realized it wasn't. Read morePublished 21 months ago
Why would anyone write a book for young children where a mother abandons her family, and then sends her daughter a letter saying she is not coming back? Read morePublished on December 4, 2011 by Kerry
TENNYSON is atmospheric and moody as a dream, yet full of historical fact, conscience, and humor. Even the houses come to life in this wonderful third novel by a talented writer.Published on March 24, 2009 by dailyreader
Eleven-year-old Tennyson Fontaine and her younger sister Hattie are sent to live at Aigredoux, an old plantation, after their mother deserts the family during the Depression. Read morePublished on October 23, 2008 by Kim Baccellia, "YA Books Central reviewer"
This is the novel of Tennyson Fontaine. Tennyson is an old soul in an 11 year old body. The setting is the deep south, mostly during the depression, though we do have flashbacks to... Read morePublished on June 17, 2008 by bhr