The Gateway (Leven Thumps) [Obert Skye] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. WELCOME TO FOO. Fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps (a.k.a. Editorial Reviews. From Publishers Weekly. This imaginative and entertaining young adult Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo by [Skye, Obert]. This imaginative and entertaining young adult fantasy novel successfully depicts an unusual boy’s coming of age. Oklahoma orphan teen Leven Thumps has a.

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It’s full of great characters and plenty of laughs.

Leven Thumps was easy to read because the writing made sense. As he discovers he has the ability to see and alter the future, he meets a girl who can turn anything into ice. By clicking ‘Sign me up’ I acknowledge that I have read and agree to the privacy policy and terms of use.

Grade —Two teens, a small, furry “sycophant,” and a talking toothpick try to prevent evil forces from destroying two worlds in this lighthearted fantasy.

I don’t think the story was tight enough though, not enough going on I’m really not sure how I feel about this, gaheway felt slow and agonizing to read, every time I opened the book and read a few pages I fell asleep. Try the Kindle edition and experience these great reading features: Oct 16, Peggy rated it did not like it. He is the middle child in thumpz family with an odd number of children.

Thanks for telling us about the problem. Aug 14, Scott rated it did not like it. Obert Skye tells an original story with humor and tells of why we can dream. Leven Thumps And the Whispered Secret. They seemed be more comic filler to stretch a novella of about pages into a novel of about pages.


Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, Book 1)

The magical powers were lame. It did lead to a couple of conversations about the story. He works to keep reality and Foo from colliding against the evil Sabine who seeks to rule over both reality and Foo for the worst.

Originally, I thought this book was going to be better than it actually was. After that, I had to find him another cool series to devour. Along for the ride is fate-trusting Geth, rightful heir to the throne of Foo A scene where a sentient tree is ground down into a sentient toothpick might disturb some sensitive children.

Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo (Leven Thumps, Book 1) Book Review

Can this unique band of travelers help Lev overcome his doubt? Levne start with the plot. Our ratings are based on child development best practices. Sep 22, Damian Smith rated it it was amazing.

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So the premise of the book is immediately weak — overused literary tthe. It felt like the author was making it up as he went along. For example, Skye tells of what Sabine can do, but that has nothing do with what he looks like.

But his life is about to change and his destiny be fulfilled as he learns about a secret gateway that bridges two worlds — the real world and Foo, a place created at the beginning of time in the folds of the mind that makes it possible for mankind to dream and ho WELCOME TO FOO.

To name a few, Leven, the main character of the book in question, has a strange marking that distinguishes him, a white streak through his other wise black hair; just as Harry has a lightning shaped scar that distinguishes him.


My hopes were i guess too high Her pale skin and willowy cloths give her the appearance of a shy spirit. Audio CD Verified Purchase. This book tbumps seem to be consistent in its rules at all. And she is also raised by a woman who does not love her thumpz she dresses in cast-off clothing, etc. Personalize Common Sense for your family. Thank you for signing up, fellow book lover! Don’t have a Kindle? And the way the books were written, sigh, stinks, to say the least.

Can Leven even find the gateway levem time? It’s up to fourteen-year-old Leven Thumps and thirteen-year-old Winter Frore to stop the mad Sabine from finding the gateway into reality, going through it, ultimately destroying reality There was nothing special about her until her teacher bullied her and she could suddenly turn things to ice. Amazon Inspire Digital Educational Resources. It kept me entertained.

The same goes for Winter’s Matilda-esque mother who thought she was the greatest thing since sliced bread and consistently belittled Winter. Nice to see yet another successful, mainstream author who is LDS. The author isn’t supposed to make commentary on their charact Originally, I thought this book was going to be better than it actually was.

With gafeway interesting body and a dramatic climax, Leven Thumps and the Gateway to Foo is the perfect book to read if you are a young adult, like me. Is it any good? View all 6 comments.