Unbroken by Jessie Haas

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'“Faithful to life’s struggles and richly populated with flinty characters . . . A wise and satisfying novel.” —The New York Times Book Review “This beautifully written novel . . . has fresh and utterly believable dialogue and a wonderful cast of characters.” —Booklist “Haas’s exquisitely crafted prose is the driving force in this heartfelt story of family ties. . . . Convincingly evokes the rigors and beauties of farm life, the pettiness of small towns and the sometimes hopeless tangle of blood relationships that can as easily wound as they can comfort and heal.” —Publishers Weekly  “Haas’s memorable characters are well drawn and her descriptions of farm life in the early part of the century palpable. This is an emotionally rich and powerful tale of love, reconciliation, and healing.” —School Library Journal “A nurturing story of healing, filled with raw emotion and crystal-clear imagery.” —Library Journal “A heartfelt . . . novel. . . . Readers will be comforted by the cozy denouement, and by Haas’s evocative descriptions of Vermont in the early years of this century.” —Kirkus Reviews “Unbroken weaves together many interesting themes—the experiences of grief and mourning, connections to family versus those to friends, and struggles related to belonging and identity. . . . Compelling.” —Riverbank Review “The characters are wonderfully real. . . . Haas is a skilled writer and her descriptions, dialogue, and plot are perfectly matched to the world Harriet lives in. The horse connection should draw in middle school readers who like horse stories.” —KLIATT'
'“Faithful to life’s struggles and richly populated with flinty characters . . . A wise and satisfying novel.” —The New York Times Book Review “This beautifully written novel . . . has fresh and utterly believable dialogue and a wonderful cast of characters.” —Booklist “Haas’s exquisitely crafted prose is the driving force in this heartfelt story of family ties. . . . Convincingly evokes the rigors and beauties of farm life, the pettiness of small towns and the sometimes hopeless tangle of blood relationships that can as easily wound as they can comfort and heal.” —Publishers Weekly  “Haas’s memorable characters are well drawn and her descriptions of farm life in the early part of the century palpable. This is an emotionally rich and powerful tale of love, reconciliation, and healing.” —School Library Journal “A nurturing story of healing, filled with raw emotion and crystal-clear imagery.” —Library Journal “A heartfelt . . . novel. . . . Readers will be comforted by the cozy denouement, and by Haas’s evocative descriptions of Vermont in the early years of this century.” —Kirkus Reviews “Unbroken weaves together many interesting themes—the experiences of grief and mourning, connections to family versus those to friends, and struggles related to belonging and identity. . . . Compelling.” —Riverbank Review “The characters are wonderfully real. . . . Haas is a skilled writer and her descriptions, dialogue, and plot are perfectly matched to the world Harriet lives in. The horse connection should draw in middle school readers who like horse stories.” —KLIATT'
Publisher: Open Road Media Teen & Tween ISBN: 9781497662612 Pages: 208