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The Mostly True Story of Jack

By Sally Engelfried, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 10+

Lonely boy fights evil to save town in exciting page turner.

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Barnhill successfully weaves in the everyday loneliness of a real kid with a town's magical history to make this a fascinating and satisfying page turner. From the beginning, when his mother barely seems to notice him, it's clear that there's something odd about Jack. But no one is more surprised than Jack when people in Hazelwood know more about his destiny than he does.

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