Taking Down Evelyn Tait
Lottie - heavy-metal fan, expert tomato-grower and frequent visitor to
the principal's office - is in even more trouble than usual.
The book Taking Down Evelyn Tait by Poppy Nwosu is an exciting story about the rivalry between two stepsisters. When Evelyn begins to date the best friend of the protagonist Lottie, she comes up with a plan to expose Evelyn for who she really is.
Taking down Evelyn Tait is a young adult contemporary fiction novel which touches on teen issues such as self-improvement, friendship and family. This story would most appeal to young adults from the ages of 13 to 18. The book is an absolute page turner and it gets right into the exciting part of the plot. This book is an extremely easy read, with excellent description of the setting and characters. Throughout the book, we learn more about Lottie and her family’s past and we see how she gradually lets go of the anger that she had housed for years. Along with the riveting plot and the message of the importance of letting feelings of anger go to achieve harmony with your loved ones, this book is difficult to put down.
Aislin, age 15
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