100 Cupboards

100 Cupboards

Book - 2007
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After his parents are kidnapped, timid twelve-year-old Henry York leaves his sheltered Boston life and moves to small-town Kansas, where he and his cousin Henrietta discover and explore hidden doors in his attic room that seem to open onto other worlds.
Publisher: New York : Random House, c2007
Edition: 1st ed. --
ISBN: 9780375838811
0375838813
Branch Call Number: J FIC Wilso 3567
Characteristics: 289 p
Alternative Title: One hundred cupboards

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Tabaqui
Jan 03, 2017

I started this book with high expectations, having just finished The Legend of Sam Miracle, and was mostly satisfied. 100 Cupboards was enjoyable, but not quite as riveting. However, it was still a very well written book, and I'm looking forward to the rest of the series.

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Chickenzilla
May 08, 2016

Man, I love this book. I love it a lot, but if you think this book is good, read his Ashtown Burials series. It's even BETTER! I love how Henry kinda begins to come out of his shell a bit, and try new stuff!

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Love_Legolas_111
Apr 17, 2014

THIS BOOK IS AWESOME!!!!! Oh my goodness, it's so unique and magical and just NEW, in my opinion. I mean, sure sure, there's bee magical DOORS before (e.g., Narnia, and technically that was a wardrobe), but who ever thought of magic CUPBOARDS!?!? As I've heard from someone else somewhere before, don't let the title fool you. This book has plot, action, humor, great writing, and great characters. Like previous reviews, the beginning is rather slow, so it took me a while to really get addicted to the book, but it really starts to get good as you progress. I was recommended this book by our library because they said that someone had told them that the writing style was a bit like Dianna Wynne Jones (who, if you have not read, you are missing something INSANELY GOOD, and if you HAVE read something by her...IT HAD BETTER BE HOWL'S MOVING CASTLE BECAUSE THAT BOOK IS AMAZING!!!!), so I was interested in reading it. The main character (Henry) is likable and I felt for him at the beginning. I'll admit that Henrietta REALLY ANNOYS ME, but I got over it by the end. It's so interesting, that once you read the first book, you have to read the other two!!! I'M GOING TO DO THAT!!!! BUT FIRST, READ THIS YOURSELF!!! And, while you're at it, check out Dianna Wynne Jones. BEST. AUTHOR. EVER. HANDS DOWN. PERIOD. EXCLAMATION POINT.

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toniw
Jul 18, 2012

This was at times very spooky, but mostly just mysterious. It had the "magical orphan" archetype as the main character.

Malone00 Jun 07, 2012

Looks good!

henry02 Jul 09, 2011

The first book in the 100 Cupboards trilogy. I've read it 5+ times already. The beginning is a little slow action-wise, but N.D. Wilson makes up for it by creating incredibly compelling (and often hilarious) characters. A great set-up for one of my favorite fantasy series of all time.

TJBookworm Jun 27, 2011

I really enjoyed this book. It starts slow in order to inform the reader of what is going on, but the climax and the ending are really good. By the end, I was ready to read the next book. The characters are all very interesting, and I really enjoyed the writing style. I'll be reading the series.

lchen_13 Oct 10, 2010

time travel, adventure

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Apr 17, 2014

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Nov 24, 2013

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Aug 22, 2012

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VeganGreen Nov 10, 2009

VeganGreen thinks this title is suitable for between the ages of 9 and 12

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Nov 24, 2013

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