She’s never given much thought to the eight locked rooms above her uncle’s workshop in the barn; that is, not until she finds a key with her name on it. “Eight Keys” is a children’s novel by Suzanne LaFleur that follows the struggles of Elise Bertrand as she begins sixth grade, deals with a bully named Amanda. LaFleur’s second novel is a quiet and emotionally honest coming-of-age story chronicling Elise’s journey into middle school. Elise has lived.
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I recognized her long, streaky brown hair, held off her forehead by two clips, and her tiny white skirt. A key that starts an adventure of discoveries. How can you be embarrassed around someone who knows about your cartoon underwear?
Pink, with a black-and-white cat patched on in other materials.
Elise and Franklin have always been best friends. She had tons of support. Read it Forward Read it first. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Larleur. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: I purchased 1 copy for eiyht and another for me to read aloud to classes that I have as a long term substitute. This book actually made me question myself whether I really did like Love, Aubrey as much as I thought I did.
Summaries and Excerpts: Eight keys / Suzanne LaFleur.
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Up Close With Spiders. I have no idea why Caroline wanted to be her friend–or even want her for a lab partner eihgt she never did her keeys and her assignments were such a mess.
She picked up the other one, and I picked up this one. Because readers of all ages visit me here on Goodreads, I really do like to put up a genuine record of what I read, whether it’s for kids, teens, or adults. Which is sort of silly, because I know he still wears cartoon underwear. In particular, Elise struggles to keep up with her homework and falls far behind.
The book was super short, so it might not have been as rushed if it was longer.
Archie Giant Comics Bash. We were given twenty minutes to set up our lockers.
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My Name Is River. More changes come when Elise receives the last birthday letter from her dad, who died when she was three but wrote letters to her while he was sick. Elise tried telling two adults at school and her own guardians, to no avail. I thought it was a bit boring at times. She stands up to the bully, develops a new friendship and salvages the old one.
That sounds really cool. We came to a stretch of the woods where the path ran above a steep hill.
To top off these events she is getting bullied by this mean girl at school. Would you like to tell us about a lower price?
She gets mean girls, she gets people with non-traditional family dynamics.