She’s never given much thought to the eight locked rooms above her uncle’s workshop in the barn; that is, not until she finds a key with her name on it. “Eight Keys” is a children’s novel by Suzanne LaFleur that follows the struggles of Elise Bertrand as she begins sixth grade, deals with a bully named Amanda. LaFleur’s second novel is a quiet and emotionally honest coming-of-age story chronicling Elise’s journey into middle school. Elise has lived.

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Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. And the main character was also annoying. In this way, she relates to Elise. Then he whispered, as if it were a secret from the game, “What is that, anyway? I have no idea why Caroline wanted to be her friend–or even want her for suzahne lab partner when she never did her homework and her assignments were such a mess.

I would recommend this book to anyone who loves to read.

Eight Keys

I have to share with the Bloody Queen of Scabs. Amazon Inspire Laflehr Educational Resources. But when Elise finds a key with her name on it, she realizes that it leads to one of the eight locked rooms above the barn, and that each room contains a message from her father. I twisted to take another hit at Franklin, but my front foot slipped, and I fell. Sweet, fast-paced story about finding yourself, family in all forms, and standing up for what is right even when it’s tough to do so-and it’s usually tough to do so.


Parents dead, mysterious notes are found, bullied at school and a key that can open a door that will help or hold back. To ask other readers questions about Eight Keysplease sign up. Hardcoverpages.

Franklin her best friend since when they were really little tries to help her out. We were given twenty minutes to set up our lockers.

AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. Having a daughter who just started middle school, I was excited Elise is starting at middle school. I was very much a planner, dreamer, and writer, creating plays and shows for my siblings and the neighborhood kids to I grew up outside Boston in Newton, and later Natick, MA. Elise’s friendship with Caroline was also a good lesson for kids on discernment and trust.

Then, soon after her 12th birthday, Elise receives a mysterious key left for her by her father. A key that unlocks one of the eight doors upstairs in the barn Way to go Suzanne. The Case of the Missing Marquess.

I Spy the Illuminati Eye. I enjoyed sharing this story with my daughter who is 9 and doesn’t care where she fits. I think I would’ve enjoyed it a little better about three years ,eys.

I would definitely recommend it for that age group, or people interacting with them. May 12, Asuka rated it it was amazing Shelves: With friends, with bullies, with dead parents, it almost seemed like too much for the poor MC. I absolutely loved this book.


Summaries and Excerpts: Eight keys / Suzanne LaFleur.

The cons of this book is that there could have been a little more detail in how she found the keys, where she found them, and when she found them. Apparently cool sixth graders don’t play. Part 2, Chapter 16 — Part 2, Chapter Eight Keys is not a book I would ordinarily read, being about 50 years older than its target audience. Amazon Second Chance Pass it on, trade it in, give it a second life.

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I know bullying is a big problem in a lot of schools, but Elise didn’t even fight back. Good thing for her she had interminably patient family and friends, because a lot of kids would’ve dumped her, and a lot of adults would’ve disciplined her for her laziness.

It was heartwarming to read the scenes where Elise spends time with them. Settings Themes and Motifs Styles.


Yearling; Reissue edition July 24, Language: And I shall free my fellow knight from your possession! Looking for More Great Reads? I couldn’t go higher because I felt like — I don’t know — everything moved too quickly. She was easy to relate to but not very likeable.