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The Wonderful Wizard of Oz

Baum, L. Frank, 1856-1919.

(Paperback - 2005)
Average Rating: 4 stars out of 5.
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz
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After a cyclone transports her to the land of Oz, Dorothy must seek out the great wizard in order to return to Kansas.
Published: New York : Barnes & Noble Classics, 2005.
ISBN: 1593082215
9781593082215
Branch Call Number: J BAU
Characteristics: 234 p. :,ill. ;,20 cm.
Additional Contributors: Barbarese, J. T.
Denslow, D. D.

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List - United States of YA: Midwest by: DBRL_TEEN May 13, 2013

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A very good book; very fun and adventurous

Aug 17, 2014
  • Rachel_Em rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

Strange and wonderful, with many more interesting characters and adventures than you see in the movie. This was one of my favorite series in elementary school... I must have read nearly all of the original books, borrowing them by the armful from my public library. What a treat to go back and revist this one as an adult!

Apr 01, 2014
  • forever_ice17 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

This a great book. Very fun and full of adventure. As a fan of the movie i loved to see the similarities and the differences between the two. The silver shoes instead of ruby slippers and Glinda is the good witch if the south and Dorothy sees her at the end of the book. I also loved learning more about the land of Oz. There were a lot of details that were never even mentioned in the movie.

Nov 03, 2011
  • lisahiggs rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

The slower you read this book, the better it is. At my adult reading pace, I only got a hint of the beauty in the valley of each page as I flew over. I plan to read this book aloud one day, and then I expect I’ll see why it is so wonderful.

May 10, 2010
  • Auxesia rated this: 3.5 stars out of 5.

It was a great read. It's nice to get away sometimes and even nicer when you land in the world of Oz!

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When Dorothy is swept away mysteriously in an enormous cyclone, she finds herself in the magical land of Oz. She learns she must find the Wonderful Wizard to help her get back home. On the way, she meets the the Tin Woodman, Scarecrow, and the Cowardly Lion whom accompany her on her journey.

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