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Book Review of The Door in the Wall (Yearling Newbery)

The Door in the Wall (Yearling Newbery)
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A lovely romantic book, focusing on how a loving parent would react to disability, instead of how real medieval nobles would have likely reacted... BUT - it is marvelously well done. I loved _The Door in the Wall_ as a child, and I still love it now.

Pounced on a replacement copy immediately upon seeing it, two weeks ago. My original copy has been lost for nearly a decade. I read this first probably in the late 70s.

'And she will say, "I'll bake thee a bannock,"' has always been one of my most favorite parts. Falling from directions - how to get to the house - into a very motherly response to a guest. -grin-

I cannot recommend this book highly enough.