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The Velvet Room - Community Reviews back

by Zilpha Keatley Snyder, Alton Raible
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MelissaJJ
MelissaJJ rated it 4 years ago
I enjoyed this book - but, I am starting to think that no matter how good an older YA book is, if you didn't read it as a child, you can't or won't appreciate it as much as an adult. Just a theory, but one that might apply to this particular book in my case.
LondaLocs
LondaLocs rated it 5 years ago
This a great book! Loved the characters and loved the story. It reminded me a bit of [b:The Secret Garden|2998|The Secret Garden|Frances Hodgson Burnett|http://d.gr-assets.com/books/1327873635s/2998.jpg|3186437], which was one of my faves growing up. If I would have known about this book then, it wo...
Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it 6 years ago
Alas, another book I *should* have read as a girl. Fortunately, I am easily able to slip back in time and experience books as my former self might have. Really any book loving girl would likely love this book. It is a story about loneliness and that feeling of 'not quite fitting in' that many bookis...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it 7 years ago
I've been trying to get rid of things lately. While unloading donations to a thrift store I took a glance at a stand of children's books. I immediately spied the distinctive Dell-Yearling frame and the two-tone lettering of a Zilpha Keatley Snyder book, and one I hadn't read.When I lifted it out of ...
Flying Kick-a-pow!
Flying Kick-a-pow! rated it 8 years ago
I remember this was one of my favorite books when I was … uhh 9 or 10. Don't really remember what it was about, but I loved it at the time. I think the house burned down at the end and it was intense. :D
altheaann
altheaann rated it 10 years ago
Lovely book - about a young girl finding a haven in the library of a deserted mansion.
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