Reader: David L
Age: 15
Title: Flygirl
Author: Sherri L. Smith
Publisher: G. P. Putnam Sons
Pub Date: 01/22/09
Galley: Yes
Nominate for Teen’s Top 10: No
Recommend: No
Compelling Aspect of the Book: The idea behind the book is intriguing, and I definitely like WWII history.
Did you finish: Yes
Were you disappointed with the book: Yes, I was quite disappointed. The book is written in a childish manner, clearly aimed at children. It is also very boring. This is not a good combination. Someof the names like "Patsy Kake" and "Lily Lowenstein" were simply silly and uncreative. I really was bored by the book, and although it got more interesting about one-hundred and fifty pages in, the readers who are willing to read and enjoy a book that is written so simply and has so little merit would be bored by page fifty.
Did the cover tempt you and/or reflect the contents: It did tempt me to pick the book up, but the heroic portrayal didn't do the book justice.
Age Range 1: Under 12
Quality: 2Q Needs more work
Popularity: 1P Yech! Forced to read it

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