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Grades 4 - 8Grades 1 - 5T4.019369
It's six months since Rob's mum died and he moved to Florida. His dad won't talk about her at all. So Rob fills a suitcase in his mind with all his forbidden thoughts, and keeps it tight shut. But when he finds a caged tiger deep in the woods, his whole life begins to change.
Hardcover, 128 pages
Published on March 1, 2001 by Candlewick
ISBN-10: 0763609110
ISBN-13: 9780763609115
74 Book Reviews
  • KKSaturday, February 2, 2019 at 5:56 pm
    • KKSaturday, February 2, 2019 at 5:54 pm
      This book was one of the best Kate Dicamillo Books I have ever read this I would rate five out of five stars my favorite character is Sistine
      • lov
        lovThursday, February 8, 2018 at 5:12 pm33 stars
        This book tells you that you have to share your feelings. Rob needs to let his sadness out of his suitcase, but the only person who can make Rob do that is Sistine.
        • addiThursday, December 14, 2017 at 9:41 am
          this is short book but a good one
          • addiThursday, December 14, 2017 at 9:40 am
            i really liked this book
            • catslovewaffles
              catslovewafflesWednesday, November 29, 2017 at 7:00 am55 stars
              Smk this is a great book and that was very disrespectful
              • catslovewaffles
                catslovewafflesWednesday, November 29, 2017 at 6:59 am55 stars
                We read this book in class and it was so GOOD 5 STARS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
                • SmkSunday, November 19, 2017 at 6:11 am
                  Book is very dark and should not be a 4th grade book or for any grade... Ashamed the kids get to read this book. Shame on teachers for choosing it..
                  • meadowlark12
                    meadowlark12Thursday, December 14, 2017 at 11:21 am
                    Uhh... I don't appreciate the disrespect. Teachers deserve better than that.
                  • vonudymywi
                    vonudymywiTuesday, November 7, 2017 at 11:04 am55 stars
                    This book is about Rob is the boy that lost his mom and he have a really good tiger but did the tiger get in danger.
                    • pivyrixozy
                      pivyrixozyMonday, November 6, 2017 at 5:37 am55 stars
                      I loved this book because the main charcter Rob has a lot connation with this girl named Sistine and these connnations in the words can help you undersatnd the book much it also has deatail and a good plot and that is good because it wanted me to read more and more.