Location: FIC WOL
Genre: Historical Drama- real life stuff
This book makes me realise why I tremble at bullies - it infuriated me!
“And I decided that there might be things I would never understand, no matter how hard I tried. Though try I would.
And that there would be people who would never hear my one small voice, no matter what I had to say.
then a better thought occurred, and this was the one I carried away
with me that day: If my life was to be just a single note in an endless
symphony, how could I not sound it out for as long and as loudly as I
just finished reading Wolf Hollow by Lauren Wolk and must say that it
is one of the best coming-of-age stories I have ever read. It can be
shelved proudly alongside others like The Outsiders and To Kill a
Annabelle has lived
in Wolf Hollow all her life: a quiet place, still scarred by two world
wars. But when cruel, manipulative Betty arrives in town, Annabelle's
calm world is shattered, along with everything she's ever known about
right and wrong.
When Betty accuses gentle loner Toby - a
traumatised ex-soldier - of a terrible act, Annabelle knows he's
innocent. Then Betty disappears . . .
Now Annabelle must protect
Toby from the spiralling accusations and hysteria, until she can prove
to Wolf Hollow what really happened to Betty.
Powerful, poignant and lyrical, Wolf Hollow is an unforgettable story.