Publish date: May 18th 2010
Publisher: Atheneum Books for Young Readers
Pages no: 399
Edition language: English
One of the most BEAUTIFUL stories that I have ever read!!!I was able to read this in an entire day, since I am a little under the weather. This has to be one of the best stories I have ever read because: 1. The whole myth/reality skewed line was perfectly executed! A little girl in need of reality...
I know a lot of people really liked this book, but I’ll just cut to the chase: I didn’t. It felt like a stereotypical Newbery book–and I don’t mean that in a good way. Kid on quest to find parent and/or parent figure. For me, there was little that was original or interesting about it. [Sept. 2011]
A very sweet (and sometimes sad) story.
I enjoyed this elegantly written story a lot more than I thought I would after reading the flap copy. I'm most impressed with Appelt's lyrical, emotional prose. It's a bit a too slow and sentimental for my taste.
I read a borrowed ARC of this book. A sweet and charming fantasy tale for middle grade readers. Beautifully written, KEEPER tells the story of a 10 year old girl who has grown up believing in mermaids and magic. After a terrible day, she embarks on an adventure to try to make things right again. KEE...