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The Blue Door

By Monica Wyatt, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 13+

Potboiler plot, but some good history.

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Ann Rinaldi strains to concoct a plot that will bring the quilt and the family back together, and relies on remarkable coincidences to keep the story moving.

This last book in the Chelmsford sisters trilogy, following Stitch in Time and Broken Days, reunites the family and their pieces of quilt that the first two books divided. Wild coincidences abound. Grandmother Abigail forces the 14-year-old Amanda to remain silent for two weeks, teaching her an unusual skill that comes in handy later when Amanda can't betray her southern accent while hiding in the Lowell textile mills. When the evil Nicholas chases Amanda through the dark streets of Lowell he's certain to kill her. Fortunately, Nancy, Thankful's half-Indian daughter, formerly called Walking Breeze, just happens to be out and about, armed with scissors.

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