Enid Richemont The Time Tree

ISBN 13: 9780316744522

The Time Tree

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The summer after their last year of elementary school brings changes in the friendship of Rachel and Joanna, as past and present worlds seem to merge and a mysterious girl dressed in old-fashioned clothing appears and disappears at their secret place under an old tree.

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Grade 4-6-- In this British time fantasy, ten-year-olds Rachel and Joanna encounter Anne, a deaf girl from Elizabethan times, in their secret tree house. The two best friends meet in a large tree in the park to play and gossip; Anne retreats to that same tree (a sapling in her time) to escape the taunts of those who call her insane or bewitched. When Rachel and Joanna realize Anne's disability (at first they think she is speaking a foreign language), the girls decide to teach her to write. The use of short episodes, smoothly shifting back and forth in time, keeps the story moving well and will hold readers' interests. The contrast between contemporary life and the Elizabethan era is brought out in both dialogue and description. Even though the story is clearly purposeful, its message is well integrated into the plot. With its simple language, this short, accessible fantasy is a good choice for reluctant readers, as well as for lovers of time-travel tales. --Ruth S. Vose, San Francisco Public Library
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From Publishers Weekly:

Set in present-day London, this quiet novel combines the themes of middle-school friendship, literacy and time travel. One day, while sitting in their favorite tree in the park, Joanna and Rachel encounter a strange girl named Anne. The two modern girls quickly realize that Anne is a traveler from the past and they understand that she is no village idiot, but a clever deaf girl. Persecuted by people in her time, Anne finds safe haven in the tree with Joanna and Rachel, who, in turn, teach their new companion to read. Once Anne has learned to communicate through writing, the cross-time link dissolves. Richemont's gently resonant tale has the ring of truth. Ages 8-12.
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Published by Little Brown & Co (Juv) (1990)
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