The way she incorporated Jessy's problems with the treasure- finding plot was truly amazing
This is another excellent book by Peni R. Griffin. The way she incorporated Jessy's problems with the treasure- finding plot was truly amazing. When I saw this book, I thought it would be a lot like the other book I have read by her, The Switching Well. It wasn't at all, but it still was especially good, and I really enjoyed it. 0.
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g and speaking-is important in Griffin's novels. With well-drawn characters and a strong sense of place, this short book is unusually rich in subplots and subsidiary themes: the importance of keeping promises; the romance of family history; development encroaching on a rural homestead; Jessy's grief at her neglect by a long-absent mother who drifts from one commune to another; the dynamics of a & family and their economic woes.
This book will satisfy readers who like time-travel adventures but are put off by the philosophical heaviness of. .11,000 Years Lost by Peni R. Griffin is a wonderfully written book for kids (and adults!)
This book will satisfy readers who like time-travel adventures but are put off by the philosophical heaviness of Madeleine L'Engle's stories. I think most boys who read long books will not mind the protagonist's being a girl. Esther is smart and resourceful, and sees plenty of action. Griffin is a wonderfully written book for kids (and adults!). A girl finds an arrow head and soon there is an archaeological dig going and she gets to be there during the summer. The last day they are going to be there, she is looking for anything else so the team will stay and dig more.
Griffin, Peni R. 1961–(Peni Rae Robinson Griffin) Source for information on Griffin, Peni R. 1961–: Something . Maintaining a beloved home is difficult in The Treasure Bird. 1961–: Something About the Author dictionary. In this mystery by Griffin, when Jessy and her family move to a house in Texas, they are uncertain that they will be able to pay the taxes on the house. According to Renee Steinberg in School Library Journal, The Treasure Bird "deals with loyalty, trust, love, and family" as well as treasure.
Find Books With Book Wizard . see all A talking parrot and the rumor of buried treasure give hope to ten-year-old Jessy and her stepbrother Matt that they can save the Texas farm they have inherited.
Manufacturer: Puffin Release date: 1 June 1994 ISBN-10 : 0140366539 ISBN-13: 9780140366532.