Elise and Franklin have always been best friends. Elise has always lived in the big house with her loving Uncle and Aunt, because Elise's parents died when she was too young to remember them. There's always been a barn behind the house with eight locked doors on the second floor. When Elise and... show more
Elise and Franklin have always been best friends. Elise has always lived in the big house with her loving Uncle and Aunt, because Elise's parents died when she was too young to remember them. There's always been a barn behind the house with eight locked doors on the second floor. When Elise and Franklin start middle school, things feel all wrong. Bullying. Not fitting in. Franklin suddenly seems babyish. Then, soon after her 12th birthday, Elise receives a mysterious key left for her by her father. A key that unlocks one of the eight doors upstairs in the bar . . .
Publish date: August 9th 2011
Publisher: Wendy Lamb Books
Pages no: 224
Edition language: English
, Realistic Fiction
, Middle Grade
, Chapter Books
A good friend is one of the hardest things to keep in this life. Don't forget that sometimes you have to work at it. --Chapter 19 Sometimes you are friends with someone just because you're used to it, and maybe you forget why it happened in the first place. --Chapter 9 Trying to figure out why t...
I purchased this along with Love, Aubrey - Suzanne's first book about a year ago now if not longer and just this morning found myself picking this book up off of my shelf and opening the pages. It's late now and I've read every page. Eight Keys is perfect for a rainy day read as with just over 200 p...
This covers a lot of coming-of-age territory: changing friendships, standing up for yourself, understanding your history and contemplating your place in the world. It does it well, with a sympathetic main character and an interesting almost-mystery involving the eight keys. It's a hard book to revie...
I don’t usually read many contemporary books for some reason. When I pick up books like this, I start to wonder why I don’t read contemporary books more often. Eight Keys worked for me on so many levels. We have two big stories going on. The first story is Elise growing up. She’s starting middle sch...
5 fresh from the oven, warm and melty cookies dipped in cold milk.Cover Love: It's intriguing, but I don't think it's particularly eye-catching.Why I Wanted to Read This: I loved LaFleur's book Love, Aubrey and liked the synopsis for this one.I Kept Reading Because: I couldn't put it down. AT ALL....
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