Monday, October 19, 2009
THE SNOW GOOSE
This timeless, classic story will touch your heart and stay with you for a long time. The story is set against the backdrop of World War II in a small town where a man has become a recluse do to his hunched back. Eventually he meets a girl named Frith who has brought in a wounded goose. Frith sees how the lonely man slowly heals the wounds of this goose and during this time a friendship develops. The goose heals and flies away only to come back and set her home where the man lives. However, all that changes when he is needed in the war for his sailing skills.
And...You need to read the book to find out what happens next...
The illustrations in the story are as beautiful and telling as the story.
THE SNOW GOOSE by PAUL GALLICO and the illustrations by ANGELA BARRETT.
For grades 5th and up.