The Dreamer (Ala Notable Children's Books. Older Readers) - Pam Munoz Ryan Occasionally you come across a book which trembles in your hands because it is brimming with life and words and dreams bursting to escape into reality. The line between the book and you is blurred: everything Neftali says or does becomes part of you. Or you are just realizing it has always been a part of you.I have never read a book as absolutely flawless and wonderful as this one.