Friday, October 17, 2008

From Alice to Zen and Everyone in Between

From Alice to Zen and Everyone in Between by Elizabeth Atkinson
Upon moving from Boston to the suburbs, eleven-year-old tomboy Alice meets Zen, a very strange neighbor who is determined to help her become popular when they both begin middle school, although he himself is a loner.

1 comment:

Naomi Milliner said...

...The story is a familiar one, but Zen's uniqueness, kindness, and joie de vivre bring something new to the page. Besides, it is always nice to see an underdog make some headway.