Claudia Mills is the acclaimed author of many books for children. She lives in Boulder, Colorado.
Although this book was good a lot of it felt very outdated for this time frame. If this book would have been set in that time, that being said we don't get a time frame on when this is all taking place. I loved the creative writing aspect of this book and that Autumn felt very real. This book did a wonderful job with all the interactions with the relationships in Autumns life. But the constant talking about Emily Dickinson I think will go over middle graders heads. As most of them have no idea who she is. However the flip side of that might be that kids look her up. And fall in love with even more books.
I think the best thing for this read is for you to try it yourself and decide.
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