A Perfect Gentle KnighteBook - 2008
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Kit Pearson's most recent and critically acclaimed novel tells the story of the 5 Bell children, each of them coping in various ways in the aftermath of their mother's death. Set in the 1950s and seen through the perspective of the middle child, 11-year-old Corrie, A Perfect Gentle Knight illustr... Read More »
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The six Bell children develop their unique coping mechanism, involving an elaborate imaginary chivalrous game, after their father retreats into his work following the death of their mother. A story about heartbreak, coping, and make-believe. Ages 8+.
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"They are savages."
-Cordelia says this to Meredith who describes Juliet and Orly as savages.
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The book is about an eleven year old girl named Cordelia (corrie) who's mother died in a car accident. Corrie has and older brother and sister, 2 younger brothers and a younger sister. She is trying to cope with her mothers death while trying to keep everything under control in the family. A truly touching book, must read.
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