In this novel, Newbery medalist Karen Cushman assembles a cast of unforgettable characters in a fascinating and pungent setting: the medical quarter of a medieval English village. To Blood and Bone Alley, home of leech, barber-surgeon, and apothecary, comes Matilda, raised by a priest to be pious and learned, and now destined to assist Red Peg the Bonesetter.
The secret passage to the house next door leads to a fascinating adventure.
Narnia. . .where the woods are thick and cool, where Talking Beasts are called to life. . .a new world where the adventure begins.
This summer we will be reading The Penderwicks written by Jeanne Birdsall. The dicussion will take place Tuesday evening, July 14th at 6:30 p.m. We hope you’ll find this a fun summer read!
The story takes place in the beautiful Berkshire Mountains in the state of Massachusetts. It will be a summer vacation the four sisters will never forget.
Liam has just been bumped up to starter on the varsity basketball team, and the pressure’s on. With the girls’ team heading to State, the boys’ team is under even greater scrutiny than usual in Liam’s small midwestern town. When the team’s coach starts counting on the power of prayer—and enforcing teamwide participation—Liam finds himself in a spotlight that’s more nerve-racking than any trip to the free-throw line.