The Girl with the Silver Eyes
Katie Welker is used to being alone. She would much rather read a book than deal with other people. Other people don’t have silver eyes—and other people can’t make things happen just by thinking about them. Katie has a hard time making friends because of her telekinetic powers—the people around... show more
Katie Welker is used to being alone. She would much rather read a book than deal with other people. Other people don’t have silver eyes—and other people can’t make things happen just by thinking about them. Katie has a hard time making friends because of her telekinetic powers—the people around her just don’t understand. Katie knows she’s different, but she would never try to hurt anyone. When she finds herself in trouble, Katie seeks out other kids who have silver eyes like hers. But can her newfound friends help her? Should they use their special powers? Will they be forced to? This beloved classic from Willo Davis Roberts, originally published in hardcover in 1980, is now available as an Aladdin paperback and will enthrall a new generation of eager readers.
Publish date: March 22nd 2011
Pages no: 192
Edition language: English
Katie makes people nervous. One reason is because of her silver eyes, but there are other, less tangible things. Katie can move things with her mind and she's discovering new talents. She has lived with her grandmother for years, but after her grandmother's death, her mother asks her to live with he...
I read this as a kid and loved it, but I don't remember much about it. Will definitely reread it at some point.
I don't know what made me think of this book last night, but I did. It was a childhood favorite. I've probably read this one more times than I've ever read any other single book in the world. I considered this paperback to be one of my prized possessions. Boy, did I love this book!
I loved this book when I was a kid, so I was happy to find it stood up to adult reading. It's refreshing to find a tale of psychic children who use their powers not to save the world but to make their beds, harass their babysitters, and generally act like kids. The conflict arises from misunderstand...
Book worm nerds with telekinesis!