Falling in

Falling in

eBook - 2012
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Middle-schooler Isabelle Bean follows a mouse's squeak into a closet and falls into a parallel universe where the children believe she is the witch they have feared for years, finally come to devour them.
Publisher: New York : Atheneum, [2012, 2010]
Copyright Date: ©2010
ISBN: 9781416999027
Branch Call Number: Overdrive eBook
Characteristics: 1 online resource (245 pages) : illustrations


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Focus on - That Awkward Moment... / Fantasy. When she is sent to the principal's office one day for daydreaming in class, awkward sixth-grader Isabelle Bean opens a supply-closet door...and falls into a completely different world! More curious than frightened, she begins exploring and meets a gro... Read More »

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A very detailed, wonderful book. The characters are nicely put together, and the plot is wonderful. It's full of details for a wonderful adventure. Review by Paloma.

Mar 02, 2016

explores the origin of the witch--- childless woman living alone, in the woods, who has plant and their healing properties knowledge.
self conscious writing style --where author has asides to the reader

RainbowDash123 Jun 25, 2014

Falling In is a fantasy book by Frances O' Roark Dowell. It is about a 6th grade girl named Isabell, who calls herself a changeling. She accidentally passes through a door that takes her to a different world where there are witches, fairies, and changelings. She struggles to keep the witch safe from the village children. I enjoyed when Isablle befriended Hen in the woods. Sadly Isabelle didn't have any friends in the real world. Making a new friend excited her. Overall I love Falling In. The beginning caught my attention instantly. I recommend this book to readers who love fantasy and adventure.

Dec 13, 2011

a really sweet fantasy book that you won't want to put down. its gripping and totally humorous plot makes you keep turning the pages. really recommend it :)

Feb 22, 2011

I think this book is pretty good. It gets boring in parts but don't stop reading! You'll be really satisfied after you read it. Isabelle bean goes on to encounter lots of cool characters on her struggle to finish thee adventure and then she figures out she does not want to leave!


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Isabelle Bean has never felt like she belongs in the real world. She has no relatives besides her mother, no friends and no enemies. She just...exists. Then she "falls in" to another world through her school nurse's closet and finds the grandmother she never knew. What follows is an adventure that will leave her with new friends and a new understanding of herself.


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