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The mostly true story of Jack

by Kelly Regan Barnhill

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  • 22 Currently reading

Published by Little, Brown in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Magic,
  • Interpersonal relations,
  • Friendship,
  • Family life,
  • Fiction

  • About the Edition

    Jack is practically invisible at home, but when his parents send him to Hazelwood, Iowa, to spend a summer with his odd aunt and uncle, he suddenly makes friends, is beaten up by the town bully, and is plotted against by the richest man in town.

    Edition Notes

    Statementby Kelly Barnhill
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPZ7.B26663 Mos 2011
    The Physical Object
    Pagination319 p. ;
    Number of Pages319
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25092374M
    ISBN 109780316056700
    LC Control Number2010044934

    The Mostly True Story of Jack is a tale of magic, friendship, and sacrifice. It’s about things broken and things put back together. It’s about things broken and things put back together. Above all, it’s about finding a place to belong. Get this from a library! The mostly true story of Jack. [Kelly Regan Barnhill] -- Jack is practically invisible at home, but when his parents send him to Hazelwood, Iowa, to spend a summer with his odd aunt and uncle, he suddenly makes friends, is beaten up by the town bully, and.

    The Mostly True Story of Jack is Kelly Barnhill's debut novel. Jack is basically just a normal kid, except for the fact that no one really notices him. Literally. Even his mother barely remembers he exists sometimes. And he never shows up in photographs. The story begins with his mother taking him. The Mostly True Story of Jack is an eerie tale of magic, friendship, and sacrifice. It's about things broken and things put back together. It's about things broken and things put back together. Above all, it's about finding a place to belong.

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Report this review. Add your rating See all 1 kid review.5/5. THE MOSTLY TRUE STORY OF JACK. A truly splendid amalgamation of mystery, magic and creeping horror will spellbind the middle-grade set. Jack has lived much of his life feeling invisible, beneath the notice of bullies, friends or even his family.

The Mostly True Story of Jack is an eerie tale of magic, friendship, and sacrifice. It’s about things broken and things put back together. It’s about things broken and things put back together. Above all, it’s about finding a place to belong. Third, the richest man in town begins to plot Jack's imminent, and hopefully painful, demise.

It's up to Jack to figure out why suddenly everyone cares so much about him. Back home he was practically, well, invisible.

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The Mostly True Story of Jack is funny too. Kelly Barnhill has a knack for quirky asides. Kelly Barnhill has a knack for quirky asides. For example - patriarch Mr. Avery in a dramatic moment: "A thought popped - unbidden - into his head: And this is why I have always, always hated cats.".With its ever-building suspense, unexplained vanishings and soul-stealing, The Mostly True Story of Jack is a wonderful page turner.

Much is left to be divulged in the book’s final chapters as the mystery grows deeper (perhaps a bit too much for readers in the younger half of the suggested age range). Review: The Mostly True Story of Jack has an intriguing premise: an overlooked boy, a town full of magic, and an ancient curse about to awake.

It possesses all the components for a satisfying, if not completely original, middle-grade fantasy. The book tries, however, to present itself as more profound than it is.