Official Review: Marbles Eye of the Tiger

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Official Review: Marbles Eye of the Tiger

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[Following is an official OnlineBookClub.org review of "Marbles Eye of the Tiger" by Myrna Doreen White.]
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Twelve-year-old Kyle wished he and his mother could stay back in San Francisco. After all, his friends were all there. Kyle's mother had gotten a new job in India, so they had to move, even though Kyle wished otherwise.

Even while they were still en route to India, Kyle's life began to change. On the journey, he finds mysterious marbles and meets an odd-looking man who advises him to hold on to his game piece. Kyle didn't understand what the man meant at the time. Once they got to India, Kyle and Rahip, a friend he met on the journey to the country, soon discover the hidden magic in the land. But they have to be careful because things are not as they seem!

Marbles: Eye of the Tiger by Myrna Doreen White is an intriguing children's book with well-developed characters and a very engaging plot. There were times I forgot I was reading a children's book due to how suspenseful the book was for me. I fear kids would be so engrossed in this book that we might need to show our strict side if we must have them do something else. But there's a lot to learn from the book, so let them read!

This book is going to entertain and educate children simultaneously. There's good humor in it. There are also new words for them to add to their vocabulary, and they'd learn a few things about the culture of Indians. Nevertheless, what I enjoyed the most about the book is its moral aspect. The author's intention to promote morals like courtesy and gratitude is clear. I believe children are going to benefit from this aspect of the book and become better individuals. Thanks a lot, Ms. White!

Furthermore, I liked the author's simple but engaging writing style. Children will find the narrations easy to follow and understand. The author also creates an atmosphere of suspense, which I am sure will make the book hard to put down. Children will be intrigued by Kyle and Rahip's adventures. More so, I must commend the author for the excellent characterization in the book. I am in awe of how well she portrayed the behavior of kids. Rahip's sister, Carrie, immediately reminded me of my niece. She always teases her brother and is curious to know all his moves. I am sure children will be thrilled by the life-like and relatable characters in the book.

To conclude, I am rating Marbles: Eye of the Tiger 4 out of 4 stars. The 248-page book is professionally edited and with only a few minor errors. I am recommending it to children between the age of 9 and 12. The author's work in this book is praiseworthy, so I do not doubt that children will find it intriguing.

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I love reading books with magical powers though needed more imagination. Even this review was really smooth for childerns too understand. I would suggest this book to my younger brother as you said.

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Sounds like a good read and I can recommend it to my siblings. Thanks for the review.

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Really nice review and the book seems exciting too. will definitely recommend as well to my little nieces and nephews.

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Sounds like a good book to read. Thank you for the nice review.

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FalcTus wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2020, 08:54
I love reading books with magical powers though needed more imagination. Even this review was really smooth for childerns too understand. I would suggest this book to my younger brother as you said.
Thanks a lot for finding time to read and comment.

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Tarilan wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2020, 14:07
Sounds like a good read and I can recommend it to my siblings. Thanks for the review.
Recommend it to them by all means. Thanks for finding time to read and comment.

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The_Vivian wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2020, 14:14
Really nice review and the book seems exciting too. will definitely recommend as well to my little nieces and nephews.
Yes it is! Thanks for the kind words.

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Ada Ling wrote: ↑
29 Oct 2020, 15:24
Sounds like a good book to read. Thank you for the nice review.
Thanks for finding time to read and comment.

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The author includes many positive aspects in her writing. I enjoyed your description of the characters, the moral lessons, and the geography lessons for readers. This sounds like a book that you could get lost in for a few hours! Thanks for this exciting recommendation.

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kdstrack wrote: ↑
30 Oct 2020, 10:44
The author includes many positive aspects in her writing. I enjoyed your description of the characters, the moral lessons, and the geography lessons for readers. This sounds like a book that you could get lost in for a few hours! Thanks for this exciting recommendation.
Its an intriguing book I must say. Thanks for finding time to read and comment.

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What's a children's book without a moral? Am glad the book promotes gratitude and courtesy, which are quite rare, even among kids. Thanks for such a detailed review đź‘Ś

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RHD wrote: ↑
31 Oct 2020, 09:41
What's a children's book without a moral? Am glad the book promotes gratitude and courtesy, which are quite rare, even among kids. Thanks for such a detailed review đź‘Ś
Nice comments from you. Thanks for the kind words.

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It wonderful to hear of such a well-written book for young readers. Do let them read! :techie-studyingbrown:
Thanks for a great review.
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Although 248 pages seem long for a children's book, if it is hard to put down, it must be a winner. I enjoyed your review.

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