I was curious about Mrs. Winchester, since I had visited the house in San Jose on a couple of occasions. The stories seemed far-fetched, and after reading this, I understand why.
I didn’t get into this book until after the first third of it. The family tree was dull, and it took hours and many pages to get through. Once we got into the story of Mrs. Winchester herself, and the history of San Jose and Santa Clara, it got interesting.
Wow! What a ride! This kept me guessing the whole time. Just when I thought I knew what was going on, I was proven wrong.
The author did a wonderful in her research and the emotions ran high throughout this book. Up until the end, I was guessing the ending. I hope to read more of her books and I hope they are just as amazing!
This is a cute, very basic, scientific book for children. This book is about weather and the descriptions are simplified for a child. It gives enough information to satisfy basic curiosity, but leaves enough out to allow a child to do more research elsewhere.