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User Review  - eoertl1 - LibraryThing

Matilda is a sweet, exceptional young girl, but her parents think she's just a nuisance. She expects school to be different but there she has to face Miss Trunchbull, a kid-hating terror of a ... Read full review

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User Review  - sstelz2 - LibraryThing

I like “Matilda” because of the plot, descriptive language, and deep message that pushes readers to broaden their perspectives. I have a connection to this book because I loved this story when I was a ... Read full review

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User Review  - ajfurman - LibraryThing

I love the story of Matilda. She is such an inspiration for overcoming such struggles. Matilda was the odd ball of her family, but many who read this book would argue that this is a good thing ... Read full review

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User Review  - Taranto - LibraryThing

Such a magical story that has a female character as the focus! This book has been made into a movie and is currently on broadway. This is a neat book to share with students and to introduce them to Roald Dahl. This could be used as an author study unit. Read full review

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User Review  - lgrube4 - LibraryThing

This has always been my favorite movie, so I figured I would read the book which was just as good! The story of Matilda is about a little girl who is remarkably smart and loves to read. Her classmates ... Read full review

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User Review  - lolhscybrarian - LibraryThing

A great story of a girl who discovers she has powers to move things with her mind and uses them to overcome the unfortunate circumstances of her life. I remember reading this in a literature circle in ... Read full review

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User Review  - StephanieWeiner - LibraryThing

This book is truly fantastic. I love how strong the main character is. She knows she isn’t valued within her family but she doesn’t let them discourage her from doing what she loves such as going to ... Read full review

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User Review  - EmmaS91 - LibraryThing

Matilda is a girl who was adopted by to not so wonderful parents and she learned how to talk at the age of one and a half and at the age of three she learned how to read. Even though she was super ... Read full review

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User Review  - cclark37 - LibraryThing

Summary: "Matilda" is a story about a girl who posses special mental powers. Adopted to a cruel family who doesn't treat her well, Matilda spends as much time as possible away from her house, usually ... Read full review

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User Review  - kzilinskas - LibraryThing

A classic book for older elementary aged children. Matilda is stuck in a bad family situation at home, she's very smart. Has magic powers and able to control people's actions. Explores the ... Read full review


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