Book Reviews of Courage Tree

Courage Tree
Courage Tree
Author: Diane Chamberlain
ISBN-13: 9781551667997
ISBN-10: 1551667991
Publication Date: 2/1/2001
Pages: 384
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 11 ratings
Publisher: Mira
Book Type: Hardcover
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Helpful Score: 2
This was another great read from Diane Chamberlain, but I felt that the book was a little too long. Her writing is pure magic and she has the ability to pull you immediatley into the book. As always, the characters are terrific, the story is compelling and there are plenty of twists and turns to keep you reading late into the night. While not my favorite book by this author, I still highly recommend.
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Helpful Score: 2
I had this book sent to my mother-in-law. I borrowed it back from her because she said it was so good. I am truly glad I did. This is one of the best books I've ever read. It's about a little girl that goes missing. The characters seem so real. I got so caught up in the story that I openly wept at some of the sad parts. I highly recommend this book!
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Helpful Score: 1
A nice, entertaining read
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I enjoyed this book but felt that it started out very slow. It took a good 150 pages to really capture my interest. I think the plot was a little over the top, but an entertaining read.
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Helpful Score: 1
This is a really good book about a little girl, Sophie, who has a rare kidney disease. Sophie is undergoing experimental therapy and doing so much better, that her mother decides to permit her to go on a weekend camping trip with her scout troup. When her mother goes to pick her up at the designated pick up point, it is discovered that the car with Sophie and one of her friends has just disappeared. That is when the race against time to find Sophie before it is too late begins. The characters are well developed and very interesting.
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This is another spectacular Chamberlain book again!! I have yet to read one of hers I didnt love! You won't regret picking this one up.
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Excellent!!! Took me awhile to get inot this one, but it was worth the wait!! Very good book!!
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Very suspenseful book. I didn't like the characters so much, but the suspense of the book kept me coming back for more. By the end of the book, I couldn't put it down. There are several secets woven throughout the book that I didn't see coming.
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I just loved this book and couldn't put it down til I finished the very last page.

"A suspenseful family drama...this page turner will please those who like their stories with as many twists and turns as a mountain road." Publishers Weekly
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Had to read it til I was done! Very good!
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Diane Chamberlain is one of my many favorite authors and she never disappoints.
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After I read The Secret Life of CeeCee Wilkes, I had to try another Chamberlain book! This one was just as good. It is about a little girl who has a very serious kidney disease who gets lost in the woods. I don't want to say any more because I don't want to give it away. Experience it for yourself!
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Slightly overprotective single mother reluctantly lets her daughter who has kidney disease go on an overnight Girl Scout trip, only to have her come up missing. I loved it
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I really like this author. She never fails to keep you interested.
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Full of suspense and totally unpredictable. Loved the book and read it straight through in two mornings.
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Good story.
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One little girl is lost, finding her way to a mother whose own daughter is in trouble with law. This jeopardizes both lives. Both mothers want to save their daughters, but only one can succeed.
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Such a good book! So many surprises! Couldn't put it down and didn't want it to end!
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This page turner will delight those who like their stories with as many twists and turns as a mountain road!!
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Sophie wants to be like everyone else in her Brownie Troop. But she is not like the other children. When she turns up missing a full scale search is mounted. Meanwhile in the forrest Sophie takes refuge with another woman one who wants nothing to do with her but is trying to save her own daughter..........................