"...the fact that I had finished the book made me sad, I had gotten emotionally attached to all of the characters because the book the book was so captivating .."
——Katrina Smith, 7th Grade Student
“…I like the plot of this sequel; it doesn’t seem too forced and makes sense considering the ﬁrst book. This book left me satisﬁied... The problem was solved sufficiently yet still left me wanting to read the next book, and the writing of Alicia’s inner thoughts and general descriptions helped me to connect to the characters and the story...”
——Emily Burroughs, 8th Grade Student
The characters come to life because they took these ﬁictional characters and really gave them life by allowing them to talk and feel. But when you have a talking tree, some wouldn’t believe that it’s a real thing. But we're in the We in the Wild Side, and anything can be real.”
——Briana Lopez, 7th Grade Student
"…The ending felt like I had been going on this adventure with them which made me really sad when she had to leave Tawny in the Wild Side. But through her power of connecting to people, she was able to get her parents back. The strongest theme in this story is to always look to your friends for help…”
——Andrew Silva-Silva, 8th Grade Student