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As unforgiving as the western Kansas prairies, this extraordinary verse novel—Rose's debut—paints a gritty picture of late-19th-century frontier life from the perspective of a 12-year-old dyslexic girl named Mavis Elizabeth Betterly… May B. for short.Dec 27 2011 | Read Full Review of May B.
May's perseverance, not just in surviving but also in following her dreams and struggling to accept herself, makes her a character readers will love to root for.Jan 10 2012 | Read Full Review of May B.
Twelve-year-old Mavis Elizabeth Betterly (May B.) is a Kansas prairie pioneer girl, whose parents send her to a neighboring homestead to help out – “Just until Christmas,” her father promises.| Read Full Review of May B.
(Middle schools, high schools, small libraries, all libraries, etc.) Elementary and public libraries.Feb 15 2012 | Read Full Review of May B.
We read the words as she reads them, and we can identify how the words are jumping around and she’s not slow or stupid like her mean Teacher had said.Jan 07 2012 | Read Full Review of May B.
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