Meloy, Colin

Book - 2011
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
When her baby brother is kidnapped by crows, seventh-grader Prue McKeel ventures into the forbidden Impassable Wilderness--a dangerous and magical forest in the middle of Portland, Oregon--and soon finds herself involved in a war among the various inhabitants.

Publisher: New York : Balzer + Bray, c2011
Edition: 1st ed
ISBN: 9780062024688
Branch Call Number: J FIC M
Characteristics: 541 p. : ill. ; 21 cm.
Additional Contributors: Ellis, Carson 1975-Illustrator


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Feb 03, 2015
  • ilovepiggy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Hi! I thought this book was really great. At first it was kind of slow and it sounded like it was fancy words and a nutty ( in a good way) story made without the authors heart really into it. Am I making sense? well anyways, it speeds up, and turns out pretty awesome! its a really great adventure that will make you feel like you are really there. I hope you enjoy it like I did. :)

Jan 11, 2015
  • ccbrunelle rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Great fun, and very nicely developed characters. I really enjoyed this escape. It's not just for kids.

Dec 22, 2014

Hard to put down, Hard on your back, and hard when you find out your finished all 541 pages! A great book!

Dec 16, 2014

One of the best books I have ever read!!!!!!!!! :)

Jun 15, 2014
  • thisgrrlreads rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Adventure into a wild forest with creatures like you've never seen before!

Apr 24, 2014
  • CRRL_CraigGraziano rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

A girl named Prue journeys into the Impassable Wilderness, a dense maze of a forest outside her hometown of Portland, Oregon, in order to retrieve her brother--with an awkward classmate named Curtis tagging along. Due to some misfortune involving coyotes decked out in military uniforms, the two children must separately navigate this strange world where talking animals uneasily coexist with humans who have never met anyone from the outside. A revolution is about to happen, and Prue and Curtis quickly find themselves on opposite sides.

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Jan 22, 2014
  • Doctor_10101 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

Unique. Nothing like the other books I've read. Just the way I like it. A bit slow in the beginning but after that I just wanted to enter Wildwood and never get out. I'm off to Oregon!

Dec 12, 2013
  • missbaseball rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

This book was very good. When I got about 2/3 through, I just had to keep going to.find.out what happens

Aug 16, 2013
  • catrionablue rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

The beginning is a bit slllllooooowwwww. Get through that, and BAM! It's like you enter the book!

Aug 05, 2013
  • GummiGirl rated this: 3 stars out of 5.

If you've been waiting for a fantasy tale set in Portland, Oregon, look no further. It's probably longer than it needs to be, but I enjoyed the setting (maybe because I grew up in Portland) and the characters. The illustrations are also a plus. Age-wise, I'd say this one's for 10 and up.

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Mar 11, 2015
  • ilovepiggy rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

ilovepiggy thinks this title is suitable for 12 years and over

Aug 16, 2013
  • catrionablue rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

catrionablue thinks this title is suitable for 6 years and over

Jun 24, 2013
  • green_dog_3099 rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

green_dog_3099 thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 11 and 14

Apr 27, 2012
  • GuyN rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

GuyN thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 13


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Aug 16, 2013
  • catrionablue rated this: 4.5 stars out of 5.

Other: If you are looking for a reality book and a quick read, DO NOT READ THIS


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