Monthly Archives: July 2011

Three Suggested Historical Novels (for teens & adults)

1. Follett, Ken.  (2010).  Fall of Giants.  London : Penguin Books ; New York : Dutton.  985 pgs. [first in upcoming Century Trilogy] In this intriguing international saga, Ken Follett (author of renowned medieval sagas Pillars of the Earth and … Continue reading

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Movie-of-the-Book Review: “The Tale of Despereaux”

Based on The Tale of Despereaux, being the story of a mouse, a princess, some soup, and a spool of thread, a book by Kate DiCamillo Review by Katherine Gilks “Courage, truth, and honour – but especially courage.” Despereaux is … Continue reading

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