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Witherwood Reform School, Book 1

By Mary Eisenhart, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 9+

Creepy school holds kids captive in dark, funny fantasy.

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Kids who have a hard time seeing the funny side of emotionally harrowing situations, from scary monsters to mourning and parental abandonment, might want to pass on this book. But readers steeped in Neil Gaiman and Lemony Snicket will find Witherwood Reform School a fast, entertaining read. Some will gripe that very little is resolved at the end of this volume, which is largely a setup for future installments. Keith Thompson's appealing illustrations bring the characters and their predicaments to life.

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