The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by C. Valente is a marvelous tale about a girl named September. September thinks she has a very boring life, so when the Green Wind comes from Fairyland to September’s house and asks her if she wants to go back to Fairyland with him, she says yes. Off she flew with the Green Wind leaving behind her house and family. The Green Wind doesn’t come with September into Fairyland, but September ends up finding a new friend. September realizes that Fairyland is being run by a harsh ruler who is called the Marquess. September and her new friend must find a way to save Fairyland from the new ruler, and bring peace back. This book will make you want to keep reading more and more. September is a brave, adventurous girl, and a loyal friend. Still, will that be enough to defeat the evil Marquess?
~Tatum, Teen Book Reviewer