Ann Herrick does a great job at showing
the world from the point of view of
Greta, from her internal emotions to the
feelings of frustration and loss of
control. The reader comes to realize and
understand how frustrated Greta feels.
The reader can empathize with the
various predicaments that Greta faces.
dialogue is fun, the situations are
understandable and the characters are
deep. Ann Herrick does a perfect job at
relating the difficult situations to the
age of the reader. There are lessons at
various levels and even older readers
will find great enjoyment and humor at
the various situations. Older readers
will also be able to reflect on their
own youth and understand the feelings
that Greta faces throughout the story.
really enjoyed the personality of Greta.
Many authors develop a character that
the reader often views as “pure” or
“good” but Ann is able to show the
actions that Greta takes when she is
feeling frustration or anger. Rather
than just describing the feelings that
Greta has, Ann shows how Greta lets
those feelings out, whether in words or
actions the feelings come forth.
is one story that is full of lessons and
reflections for readers of all ages, you
don’t want to miss this great
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