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  1. Ella Breed Ella Breed says:

    This book was the first book i read that made me fall in love with reading it s defiantly a heart warming, tragic and also brilliantly adventurous tale You must read it


  2. Tessa Stockton Tessa Stockton says:

    Sweet Nice change from my usual genre s.


  3. Jenn Jenn says:

    I enjoyed this one A wholesome morsel amidst a plethora of edgy teen fiction I sure hope that the copy editor catches the mistakes in the time between the ARC and the final edition in March Also, it s really too bad that the cover artist didn t read the book Blue rides a horse ONCE and she s riding doubles behind Shawn Oh well, I guess its a case of wow, a Wyoming author must ride horses in this one Blue had bum calves, a sweet old sheep dog, a lone antelope and her fawn and her mom s I enjoyed this one A wholesome morsel amidst a plethora of edgy teen fiction I sure hope that the copy editor catches the mistakes in the time between the ARC and the final edition in March Also, it s really too bad that the cover artist didn t read the book Blue rides a horse ONCE and she s riding doubles behind Shawn Oh well, I guess its a case of wow, a Wyoming author must ride horses in this one Blue had bum calves, a sweet old sheep dog, a lone antelope and her fawn and her mom s pickup Ol Yeller But I m sure some photographer in New York doesn t even know what an antelope is.The 1st draft of my review for the Wyoming Roundup Twelve year old Blue Gaspard has grown up with little in terms of a stable place to call home Since her father left the family when she was only four, saying he was headed out formustard, Blue s mother has moved from ranch to ranch around the state of Wyoming The jobs have never lasted long and all their worldly possessions fit in the bed of their old pickup truck Blue has become accustomed to stealing cans of food and tucking them away in her just in case box well, just in case the day comes when she is forced to leave school in the middle of the afternoon and head out with her mom for greener pastures Blue wishes for just one year, even six months, in one place but as her mother always says, Just bloom where you are planted As luck would have it the next stop in the Gaspard girl s journey is a quiet secluded ranch nestled near the Indian reservation in Fremont County Mom is hired on as the ranch manager and Blue soon finds herself in charge of feeding and caring for two premature bum calves Blue also fully discovers her gift of seeing the lights, or auras, around people, animals, and places and is able to use these lights to heal Will this place be able to heal the holes in the Gaspard family Have Blue and her mother finally found a home to call their own What happens when all your dreams seem to finally be coming true This debut novel is sure to be a winner among those middle readers and teens looking for a wholesome, descriptive novel that celebrates the bonds of friendship, faith in oneself, and the healing power of love


  4. Jennifer Wardrip Jennifer Wardrip says:

    Reviewed by Steph for TeensReadToo.comBlue is an interesting girl, and not just because her name is different Blue has been moving all of her life, living at different ranches in Wyoming every two months Her mom can never seem to enjoy any ranch she works on, and because of all the moves Blue has never been able to find a place that seemed like home, a place where she could plant her roots.However, Blue finally finds a place where she can plant her roots and call home She connects and saves Reviewed by Steph for TeensReadToo.comBlue is an interesting girl, and not just because her name is different Blue has been moving all of her life, living at different ranches in Wyoming every two months Her mom can never seem to enjoy any ranch she works on, and because of all the moves Blue has never been able to find a place that seemed like home, a place where she could plant her roots.However, Blue finally finds a place where she can plant her roots and call home She connects and saves some animals, and she even finds a boy who makes her stomach flutter every time she sees him But then Blue s mother wants to leave, but Blue doesn t want to she has already planted those roots.In the end, Blue must decide if she should pick up and go with her mom, or nurture her roots in a place that she considers her home.Mackie d Arge writes a wonderful novel that is incredibly fast paced The reader relates to Blue and her story, fighting with Blue along every step of her journey Readers will be enthralled with LIFTING THE SKY through all of its 310 pages


  5. Emmy Emmy says:

    Blue and her ranch hand mother, Mam, never stay in one place for long Mam always tells her, Bloom where you re planted When Mam is hired to manage a neglected and remote ranch, Blue is determined that it will be the place they call home The only thing missing is her father As she sends out letters to find him, explores the landscape, cares for the animals, and becomes friends with a Shoshone boy, Blue begins to harness healing power through the light and colors she has always seen around p Blue and her ranch hand mother, Mam, never stay in one place for long Mam always tells her, Bloom where you re planted When Mam is hired to manage a neglected and remote ranch, Blue is determined that it will be the place they call home The only thing missing is her father As she sends out letters to find him, explores the landscape, cares for the animals, and becomes friends with a Shoshone boy, Blue begins to harness healing power through the light and colors she has always seen around people and animals Will her father return Will it be a place to call home Middle grade readers will whip through the final chapters to find out d Arge has created an honest character in Blue Gaspard, a girl struggling to discover what she wants The magical elements in this coming of age tale may not appeal to all readers, but the story and setting are strong enough to hold the interest of city kids who are eager to explore the wilds of the rural west


  6. Claire Claire says:

    I like this story, Mam, Blue and Stew Pot work as ranch hands Mam can do anything on a ranch Every few months though, they pick up and move Blue wants to stay in one place long enough for her long lost father to find her and Mam so they can be a happy family At the same time, even as Blue suspects that Mam moves so often precisely to avoid Blue s charming,handsome, arrogant and unpredictable father she continues to wish and wonder Now they have found the ranch of Blue s dreams and Mam seems I like this story, Mam, Blue and Stew Pot work as ranch hands Mam can do anything on a ranch Every few months though, they pick up and move Blue wants to stay in one place long enough for her long lost father to find her and Mam so they can be a happy family At the same time, even as Blue suspects that Mam moves so often precisely to avoid Blue s charming,handsome, arrogant and unpredictable father she continues to wish and wonder Now they have found the ranch of Blue s dreams and Mam seems to be settling too Layered on this is Blue s ability to see the colorful clouds around people and things an ability that Blue has ignored until she finds she can heal by using these colors She meets Shawn a tribal native who is destined to see rainbows , he realizes that Blue has the ability he seeks and together they quest for his gift Friendship, family destiny, grief


  7. Audrey Cutlip Audrey Cutlip says:

    Lifting the Sky by Mackie d Arge is a unique book with an interesting plot The main character is Blue Her mom works on ranches but can never stay at one Blue has moved so many times she s lost count Blue dreams of a place to call home, ever since her dad left Blue and her mom have moved all over country She always has her dog Stew Pot and some injured or sick wild animal around She often brings home animals and cares for them until they can survive on her own Does she ever find home You Lifting the Sky by Mackie d Arge is a unique book with an interesting plot The main character is Blue Her mom works on ranches but can never stay at one Blue has moved so many times she s lost count Blue dreams of a place to call home, ever since her dad left Blue and her mom have moved all over country She always has her dog Stew Pot and some injured or sick wild animal around She often brings home animals and cares for them until they can survive on her own Does she ever find home You will have to read it your self to find out I recommend this book to anyone who wants a good book that will keep them interested It was a good book and is much recommended to animal lovers It is easy to connect and relate to the character and has real life situations that a lot of people experience


  8. Janet Janet says:

    This debut middle grade novel is compelling D Arge has a quiet voice, but true, and has crafted a setting that is rich with detail and a plot that drives the narrative in the final pages I couldn t put the book down Her protagonist, Blue, is a spunky girl who has a special gift Blue would appeal to all middle grade kids this is not just a girl book, as Blue tackles numerous real life Wyoming ranch hurdles The subplots involving animals are honest I knew that western ranchers called orph This debut middle grade novel is compelling D Arge has a quiet voice, but true, and has crafted a setting that is rich with detail and a plot that drives the narrative in the final pages I couldn t put the book down Her protagonist, Blue, is a spunky girl who has a special gift Blue would appeal to all middle grade kids this is not just a girl book, as Blue tackles numerous real life Wyoming ranch hurdles The subplots involving animals are honest I knew that western ranchers called orphaned calves bums but D Arge uses these kinds of aphorisms with grace Blue doesn t get everything she thought she wanted and isn t that the way it is I think Lifting The Sky is flying far too far below the radar and deservesattention from the MG audience


  9. Kathleen Kathleen says:

    If it hadn t been for a friend s recommendation, I would have completely missed this lovely, charming book Bloom where you re planted is the motto Blue has heard her entire life from her mother The problem is that Blue and he mother don t stay in one place long enough for Blue to even think about putting down roots.Blue has two dreams the first is to stay in one place and feel like a normal child and for her father to come back to the family And maybe, just maybe, Blue s dreams are about t If it hadn t been for a friend s recommendation, I would have completely missed this lovely, charming book Bloom where you re planted is the motto Blue has heard her entire life from her mother The problem is that Blue and he mother don t stay in one place long enough for Blue to even think about putting down roots.Blue has two dreams the first is to stay in one place and feel like a normal child and for her father to come back to the family And maybe, just maybe, Blue s dreams are about to finally come true But the motto Blue should have kept close to her heart is Be careful of what you wish for.Lifting the Sky is one of those books that when you finish, you have a smile on your face and just feel like you have discovered a true treasure


  10. Anderson& Anderson& says:

    Kathleen said If it hadn t been for a friend s recommendation, I would have completely missed this lovely, charming book Bloom where you re planted is the motto Blue has heard her entire life from her mother The problem is that Blue and her mother don t stay in one place long enough for Blue to even think about putting down roots Blue has two dreams the first is to stay in one place and feel like a normal child and for her father to come back to the family And maybe, just maybe, Blue s Kathleen said If it hadn t been for a friend s recommendation, I would have completely missed this lovely, charming book Bloom where you re planted is the motto Blue has heard her entire life from her mother The problem is that Blue and her mother don t stay in one place long enough for Blue to even think about putting down roots Blue has two dreams the first is to stay in one place and feel like a normal child and for her father to come back to the family And maybe, just maybe, Blue s dreams are about to finally come true But the motto Blue should have kept close to her heart is Be careful of what you wish for Lifting the Sky is one of those books that when you finish, you have a smile on your face and just feel like you have discovered a true treasure


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Lifting the Sky [Reading] ➼ Lifting the Sky By Mackie D'Arge – Buyprobolan50.co.uk In the spirit of The Yearling comes the unforgettable story of a ranch hand s daughterBlue s wandering mother has always told her, Just bloom where you re planted And it s been a pretty good motto, co In the spirit of The Yearling comes the unforgettable story of a ranch hand s daughterBlue s wandering mother has always told her, Just bloom where you re planted And it s been a pretty good motto, considering Lifting the PDF \ how Mam never stays put inone place for very long Then Mam gets hired as a hand at a tumble down ranch, and for the first time, Blue sees a place she longs to call home for good There she makes a friend in an enigmatic Shoshone boy whose search for an ancient petroglyph intrigues her And it s there that the faint lights Blue has always been able to see around people begin to shine with new energy But Mam begins to show signs of getting restless once again, and when the father who abandoned Blue years ago suddenly shows up at the ranch, the family she always thought she wanted may not be the one her heart is craving after all.