This book is definitely one of my favorites, thirteen years hasn't changed that. I knew that I was going to like reading it just as much this time around as I did the first time because it is one of those books that I think about from time to time. Although it targets children as its main audience I think both children and adults can relate to Charlotte, and I also think both groups can stand to learn a thing or two from this book. Apart from generally being good storytelling, the book also teaches an important lesson about a significant figure in American history.
Young and curious Alice stumbles down a rabbit hole and into Wonderland following a white rabbit wearing a waistcoat. On her journey, she soon discovers that this is only one of the many strange things common to Wonderland. Not used to the way things function and the strange way everyone in Wonderland behaves, Alice… Continue reading Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis Carroll – Book Review
BT&W/Cecilia Torres When Abigail and her friends are caught dancing in the forest rumors of witchcraft surface in Salem. In order to avoid a hanging the girls, who are led by Abigail, begin accusing people of working with the devil to hurt, torture and manipulate them. At first it is only a means of self-preservation… Continue reading The Crucible by Arthur Miller – Book Review