Hailsham seems like a pleasant English boarding school, far from the influences of the city. Its students are well tended and supported, trained in art and literature, and become just the sort of people the world wants them to be. But, curiously,...
"Here is something special for cat lovers: a book about winged kittens! Though the book is a short, quick read, Ursula Le Guin's nuanced writing and sophisticated vocabulary elevate it far above ordinary "beginner chapter books." The de..."
"If Susan Cooper's book Seaward had a baby with Charlotte Brontë's book Jane Eyre, this would be it. Like Seaward, The Folk Keeper is the story of a young girl's journey to discovering her magical powers. Since the story is told in diary format, ..."