Book Review: Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool

Where I Bought : Popular Bookfest 2013

Price : RM15

Rating : 5/5 stars

This is why I am into Children’s Literature, perhaps I didn’t grow out of my childhood books or perhaps these books are jewels to treasure.

Moon Over Manifest is Clare’s debut children novel and winner of the Newberry Medal in 2011. A literary award presented to author of the most distinguished contribution to American literature for children.

The book begins in 1936 Manifest Town, Kansas with interludes of stories circa 1910s but they are all important parts of Clare’s distinguished style of weaving different background settings into one strongly coherent story.

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