Posted in 2013-2014 Club, Not Mock Newbery

Hold Fast, by Blue Balliett

Hold FastSummary:  On a cold winter day in Chicago, Early’s father disappeared, and now she, her mother and her brother have been forced to flee their apartment and join the ranks of the homeless–and it is up to Early to hold her family together and solve the mystery surrounding her father.


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One thought on “Hold Fast, by Blue Balliett

  1. I thought the plot was striking and unexpected. It kept you on your toes, just waiting to read the next page. You got to know the characters in depth. I thought the book was very distinguished with great use of the words. It has a chance of becoming a Newbery.

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