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Destiny, Rewritten

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Utterly charming tale of Berkeley girl in search of father.

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DESTINY, REWRITTEN is notable for the fact that the kids are all smart and all the characters, including the wackier ones, are fundamentally kind. The novel is awash in the cultural assumption that the world is full of interesting things to learn about and it's great for kids to explore them. Emily's narrative voice is fresh and appealing, and her attempts to figure out adult reality will resonate with kids and adults alike. The affectionately accurate portrayal of Berkeley in all its poignant idiosyncrasy will warm the hearts of Bay Area readers and probably awaken a lot of kids elsewhere to alternative possibilities.

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