Childhood favourites (Was Oh the horror!)
Melissa at Proffitt.com
Thu Feb 6 13:18:14 EST 2003
On Fri, 7 Feb 2003 00:09:13 +1100, Kathryn Andersen wrote:
>One omission, which puzzles me -- it was a book I actually looked for on
>my shelves and couldn't find it. "The Golden Goblet" by (someone)
>McGraw (I think). A historical set in Egypt with a boy as protagonist.
It's Eloise Jarvis McGraw. We discovered _The Golden Goblet_ because it was
on our homeschool reading list. (Most of those books are SO out of print
that I stopped using that history curriculum. I'm all for good fictional
texts, but do they *have* to assume that anything published after 1950 is
morally suspect?) I also bought McGraw's _Mara, Daughter of the Nile_ and
enjoyed it. The main character is a spy and a sneak but ultimately very
loyal and honorable, and the romance is pretty good.
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