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Making It Home (TIME TO TIME Book 1) by [Roche, Suzanne]
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Length: 204 pages Word Wise: Enabled Language: English

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Gold Medal/1st Place in the 2016 Feathered Quill Book Review Awards for Best Juvenile/YA Fiction -- 2015 Honorable Mention at the San Francisco Book Festival -- Mom s Choice Award Silver Medal in 2015 for the best in family-friendly media -- An educational, highly enjoyable read that kicks off a promising new series - Kirkus Reviews --Kirkus Reviews

...a marvelous, unique story line...something rare in the world of not just 'timeslip' sagas, but middle school fiction in general. The result is a top recommendation for any who want to bring history alive for young readers  - D. Donovan, MBR --Midwest Book Review

MAKING IT HOME is a recipient of the prestigious Mom's Choice Award. The Mom's Choice Awards (MCA) evaluates products and services created for parents and educators and is globally recognized for establishing the benchmark of excellence in family-friendly media, products and services. Using a rigorous evaluation process, entries are scored on a number of elements including production quality, design, educational value, entertainment value, originality, appeal and cost. Around the world, parents, educators, retailers and members of the media trust the MCA Honoring Excellence seal when selecting quality products and services for families and children --Mom's Choice Awards

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When young Max finds a relic in an antique store, he is magically transported, along with his brother and stepsister, into the past. Suddenly, it’s the turn of the twentieth century in New York City and Max, Peri, and Henry quickly realize they’re not alone. In fact, they’re among the hundreds of immigrants arriving at Ellis Island.

Right away, the quest begins. As the children come to the aid of famous and ordinary people, including Annie Moore and Jacob Riis, they try to discover how they were sent back in time and what they have to do to get home. Only it isn’t that easy. The pursuit for answers takes them to the tenements on the Lower East Side where they search for the key to solve their mystery.

Join Peri, Henry, and Max on their adventure with the help of actual photographs, historic documents, artwork, projects, games, and recipes that make the past come alive. Make Irish soda bread and dill pickles, try to live on an immigrant’s salary, match slang from the 1900s to modern-day words, learn a card game popular on immigrant ships, and more.

“The result is a top recommendation for any who want to bring history alive to young readers.” (Midwest Book Reviews)

In Book Two, the mystery deepens. Peri and her stepbrothers find themselves in the Middle Ages, where the tales told by their fellow travelers make it clear there is more to the relic, the journey, and history than the children ever imagined. The mystery of how and why they are going back in time grows as the children suspect they aren’t the only ones with a secret.

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  • Format: Kindle Edition
  • File Size: 6735 KB
  • Print Length: 204 pages
  • Simultaneous Device Usage: Unlimited
  • Publisher: Oak Lei Press (17 August 2015)
  • Sold by: Amazon Australia Services, Inc.
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B013KYXD2Y
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Word Wise: Enabled
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Not Enabled
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  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: #1,300,763 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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Deanna Blanchard
3.0 out of 5 starsA Good Read for Young History Buffs
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