Thursday, October 30, 2008

Jessie's Mountain by Kerry Madden

Madden, Kerry Jessie's Mountain, 304 p. Viking (Penguin), 2008. Language, G: Violence,G:Sexual content,G:, When Livy Two's grandmother gives her, her mothers journal Livy Two decides to read it out loud to all her brothers and sisters. Livy Two wants to go to Nashville to audition for the Music Man; she is in for a huge surprise when her sister Jitters tags along. Their parents are furious and angry and Livy Two looses her job on the bookmobile. Then Livy Two gets her whole family to buy an empty store front and they start to perform music there. I really liked this book and it had a good story line. MS - ADVISABLE. Student Reviewer: JG

1 comment:

Kerry Madden said...

Thanks for this review, Cindy. I'm not sure if you know, but JESSIE'S MOUNTAIN is the third book in the MAGGIE VALLEY TRILOGY. GENTLE'S HOLLER is first, LOUISIANA'S SONG is second, and JESSIE'S MOUNTAIN is third...Thanks so much for your thoughtful review.

Sincerely
Kerry Madden