Parents' Guide to

Wheels of Change

By Andrea Beach, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Plucky heroine faces turbulent times in engaging tale.

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Emily's adventures in WHEELS OF CHANGE will entertain kids and get them engrossed in 1900s American history. Important issues such as segregation and women's rights are explored in a way that will make sense to kids and open their eyes to daily life during a time of tremendous social upheaval.

But what kids will notice most as they read is how much they enjoy following Emily's exploits and adventures. Her narrative voice is believable and engaging and makes it easy for kids to put themselves in her place. The plot is well-paced, building naturally to major events and a hopeful, satisfying ending.

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