Kw-logo-smaller

Northward To The Moon Book Review

Northward To The Moon
Northward To The Moon
Northward To The Moon Book Review - Reviewed by Kidzworld on Mar 15, 2010
( Rating: 5 Star Rating)

Northward To The Moon by Polly Horvath is actually the sequel to My 100 Adventures, so if you want to read the full adventure of main character Jane Fielding, you’ll have to read the first book, well, first.

Title: Northward To The Moon
Author: Polly Horvath
Ages: 10-13
Rating: 5


Northward To The Moon by Polly Horvath is actually the sequel to My 100 Adventures, so if you want to read the full adventure of main character Jane Fielding, you’ll have to read the first book, well, first.


The Story

Thirteen-year-old Jane and her siblings Maya, Max and Herschel (they all have the same mom, but different dads), have lived in Saskatchewan, Canada, for a year – a whole world away from their house on the beach in Massachusetts – because their mom married a man who teaches French there. But when their step-dad loses his job, the family packs up and heads out on a road trip.


The road trip leads the family to Las Vegas, a horse ranch outside of Elko, Nevada, and finally back to their beach house again. Through it all, Jane makes the best of every situation – until her feels that her step-dad has betrayed her. She also develops her first crush on Ben, a silent but muscular young ranch hand who seems to be ignoring her.


The Bottom Line

Northward To The Moon is an interesting book that will make you think about issues like self-esteem, families and different social situations lots of kids find themselves in. It’s also about how the world around you changes as you grow up – maybe because it’s you who’s actually changing.



Related Stories:

  • Airhead Book Review
  • The Misadventures Of Maude March
  • The Princess Diaries
  • Dear Dumb Diary


  • >
    >

    readers voted!

    Comments

    there are 0 comments

    Please login or register to add comments

    share with your friends


    Twitter Facebook Myspace Digg


    like this article?
    Sign up now to get more just like!

    latest videos

    F1029189582234

    Do You Think You're Hot or Not?

    • I'm good-looking... enough.
    • I'm pretty cute, if I do say so myself.
    • I am one hot, sexy, babe-alicious catch!
    • I'm not very attractive at all.

    related stories

    My parents told me they are separating. My mom gave my dad until the weekend to move ou...

    Random in the forums

    GaaraOfTheSand
    GaaraOfTheSand posted in General:
    I like Gaara # Anime Crush
    reply about 2 hours
    -Allie-
    -Allie- posted in Debating:
    This thread has been moved. Click here to see the new thread.
    reply about 4 hours
    Gingerkissx
    myself ...sometimes, anyway.
    reply about 5 hours
    TheDeadpool
    Hmm... can they be copied? I copied my best drawing from a comic. Changing and adding to it a little here and there but it still is really similar.
    reply about 5 hours
    TheDeadpool
    Other than family? Nah I can't say I do.
    reply about 5 hours

    play online games

    Candy-100

    A great online version of the famous Candy Crush. This is the best game launched...

    1515_gl_kidzworld_100x100_jpg_fz

    Intriguing planets, weird and wonderful characters; challenge friends and find a...

    157262_(2)

    When you go back to Candyland, you’ll wonder why you ever left in the first plac...

    100x100_ra_logo_girl

    Uncle George has left you his farm, but unfortunately it’s in pretty bad shape. ...

    _thumb_100x100

    Shoot blobs with different properies to merge yellow blobs. Your blobs can be re...