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Book Review of The Tiger Rising

The Tiger Rising
The Tiger Rising
Author: Kate DiCamillo
Genre: Children's Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 5

I have to say this was not really my thing. The whole time I was reading it I kept thinking yup, this is exactly the sort of thing adults would get all excited to push on elementary school students (Oh, the symbolism! The emotional progression!), but as a child I would have hated it. I would have come away thinking that the book started bleak, had little story, stayed pretty darn bleak, and nothing good survived. Guess I was more of a Little House and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory kind of kid.