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A Greyhound of a Girl: Summary and book reviews of A Greyhound of a Girl by Roddy Doyle
A sensitive, thoughtful middle-grade or young teenaged girl would be the perfect reader for this book, and her mom would enjoy making an afternoon of it too. Doyle's writing reminds me that kids do not need lurid fantasy to draw them in to literature; they are thinking about big, real-life issues just as adults are. A Greyhound of a Girl will give kids a beautiful sense of possibility as they ponder their place in history and the passage of time. (Reviewed by Jennifer G Wilder).
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