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The Good Master- has good allegorical streams of Christ changing our lives running through it.

Another great book by Kate. Young Jancsi and his cousin Kate from Budapest race across the Hungarian plains on horseback, attend country fairs and festivals, and experience a dangerous run-in with gypsies, in a author of The White Stag.

Blue Willow by Doris Gates...a favorite book from childhood

"Blue Willow" by Doris Gates.I remember my forth grade teacher reading this to us

Dusty and the Fiddlers by Miska Miles illust.by Erik Blevad http://www.amazon.com/dp/0316568244/ref=cm_sw_r_pi_dp_YiTbwb1MH5S2S

Dusty and the Fiddlers

A true story of how a team of sledding children saved the fortune of their Norwegian town from falling into the hands of the Nazi's in WWII.

Snow Treasure: Marie McSwigan: children in Norway smuggle their town's gold bullion past unsuspecting Nazis.

Good Masters! Sweet Ladies!: Voices from a Medieval Village written by Laura Amy Schlitz, illustrated by Robert Byrd and Trina Schart Hyman Candlewick Press  This book is distinctive, with its echoes of Canterbury Tales, a bit of Shakespeare, and Catherine Called Birdy all rolled into one. Besides being rich in history, language, and voice, it is understandable and accessible to middle grade kids. Plus, it lends itself to oral reading and performance.  http://cybils.com

2008 Winner: A collection of short one-person plays featuring characters, between ten and fifteen years old, who live in or near a thirteenth-century English manor.

I watched this and it has me caught from the very first minute. I was born in a time when we were taught of inequality, but nothing has every made me understand it like this movie did.

Pull up a chair and be sure to pull out February’s pick – The Help by Kathryn Stockett. The Curvy Bookworm is a new monthly boo…

Young Fu of the Upper Yangtze by Elzabeth Foreman Lewis. Newbery Medal winner 1933.

Young Fu Of The Upper Yangtze, 1933 Newbery Medal Winner winner, Elizabeth Foreman Lewis