Wednesday, July 16, 2008

A Time of Angels

by Karen Hesse
ISBN: 0786800879
Genre: Children's Chapter Book

Hannah lives in Boston in 1918, and her parents have gone away because of the war. She lives with relations, but then a flu epidemic strikes and everyone gets sick. She is a young artist and we follow her story through trials of many kinds.

This story is hauntingly beautiful with the idea of angels protecting us. Karen Hesse won a Newbery for another of her books, and I like this one even better.


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