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The help
Kathryn Stockett
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momoreadz! said:
great book! i cant wait for the movie to come out! hopefully the director stuck to this well written novel!
posted Aug 7, 2011 at 9:10AM
Avatar for scorpionbeauty2000 scorpionbeauty2000 said:
One of the most amazing novels I have read in the recent past. Touches a cord deep in your heart. Beautifully written for a debut novel.
posted Feb 13, 2012 at 5:08AM
Westonka Winter Jackets Recommends said:
Better than the movie. Great story.
posted Feb 13, 2012 at 6:46PM
Avatar for Marsap Marsap said:
The Help is about a young white woman in the early 1960s in Mississippi who becomes interested in the plight of the black ladies' maids that every family has working for them. She writes their stories about mistreatment, abuse and heartbreaks of working in white families' homes, all just before the Civil Rights revolution. Each chapter is narrated by the three principal characters...Minny and Aibileen, two black maids, and Miss Skeeter, a young, white woman newly graduated from college. Though the book deals with race and the South, I think the book was more about each of the main characters finding their own voice. Engaging and enjoyable--3 1/2 out of 5 stars.
posted Aug 14, 2012 at 11:25AM
Molly Johanson said:
This books is really, really good. I am 12 and really liked it, so I think you will like it. You could really relate to what was happening in the book even thought it was based on a time that was long ago.
posted Jul 13, 2013 at 1:19PM
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