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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But in reality, maybe they wanted Elise to try to manage it eivht, for her to have courage suzann stand up for herself. Buy the selected items together This item: Does that sound good? Lots of lessons and areas for discussion. I liked the book overall. She relates to the 9 year old version of me. Having a daughter who just started middle school, I was excited to read this title but for us, it really missed the mark.

Aug 09, Pages Middle Grade Buy. Aunt Bessie was in her chef’s clothes, which are black even though chef’s clothes are usually white. But remember she still has to figure out the whole mystery about the 8 keys and the doors they unlock.

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Seven Wonders of the Milky Way. There’s always been a barn behind the house with eight locked doors on the second suzamne. I have to share with the Bloody Queen of Scabs. Summary Elise and Franklin have always been best friends. English Choose a language for shopping. As the novel ends, Elise begins to fill her own empty room with things important to her. Kaycee Petersen Book Review 4.


Elise must unlock her past to learn what she comes from before she can suzaanne who she wants to be. Joe CaramagnaDisney and Amy Mebberson. Jul 24, Pages Middle Grade Save Queen of Sheba. But it isn’t really true. Though I hear they have no-tolerancy rules now, so one bully might be easier to vanquish now. Even though I understood most of what she was feeling, Elise made it pretty tough for me keus keep liking her.

Which is sort of silly, because I know he still wears cartoon underwear. But at 12, that is harder. When Elise and Franklin start middle school, things feel all wrong.

Buy the Audiobook Download: I rested my head on my knees and then let out a huge “Grrr! There’s always been a barn behind the house with eight locked doors on the second floor. Amazon Restaurants Food delivery from local restaurants. Franklin met me in the woods with his purple bicycle helmet on. Copyrights Eight Keys from BookRags. There were so many things about this novel that reminded me of primary school, so the author did a really good job of portraying that period in time of a child’s life when it felt like doing homework, being cool and liked and fitting in were a big deal.

I have to share with the Bloody Queen of Scabs. And was Franklin really that clueless? I thought the ending was going to be different, it kind of left me on a cliff hanger.


Eight Keys by Suzanne LaFleur | : Books

Each year at her birthday, Elise receives lafluer letter from her dead father, having been written when he was dying of cancer nine years before. The locker assignments seemed to be alphabetical, because across from my name, Elise Bertrand, was Amanda Betterman. I’d give this 3. Adults should be their safety and in this book it was Elise and Franklin against the mean girl.

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But there I was on the first day of school with scabby knees like a kindergartener, and my best friend got me pegged as a baby. Then he whispered, as if it were a secret from the game, “What is that, anyway?

Elise, our main character, is far from perfect but the reader cannot help but empathise and encourage her throughout her character development. Sign up here to receive your FREE alerts.

A key that unlocks one of the eight doors upstairs in the barn Elise has always lived in the big house with her loving Uncle and Aunt, because Elise’s parents died when she was too young to remember them.