Miriam Halahmy successfully uses a light touch with this dark material. I thoroughly enjoyed it.
This book has completely changed my way of grasping the word 'home'...you will realise what 'home' is and where your real 'home' is by the end.
An Nabeshima, 17 yrs, from Japan.
With Vice President, Mary Cash, Holiday House Books, New York. "Miriam's writing speaks directly and urgently to young people about
subjects which matter to them and the world. We are delighted to welcome her to Holiday House.”
I enjoyed HIDDEN. I liked the way you use real racial comments, it gave the book a realistic real feel to it, instead of seeming like it was obviously made up. I would recommend it to my friends
and I would read other books of yours because this one was different from anything that I have read in the past.
The Emergency Zoo is amazing. It is really gripping and you can't be dragged away from it.
Miriam Berry, 8 yrs.
I really enjoyed The Emergency Zoo. What made me happy was that rather than letting the parents take charge... Tilly and Rosy had the courage to hide their pets away in
their secret den. I think animals deserve to be safe and looked after like people.
I want to read HIDDEN now as you say it's about standing up for what you believe in.
Lola, 10 yrs.
This is truly a gem of a book. I had to sneak it off my daughter's bedside table and couldn't put it down until I'd finished it.
Jane Yates, Teacher.
Miriam's books get better and better - there's never a moment when you're bored.
Aisling Copeland, 14.
After hearing Miriam talk today I feel that I want to try writing.
Phoebe Ridgeway, 14
I love the twists in your books, the way I can't predict what Lindy or anyone else is going to do next.