[DWJ] DWJ book for 11 year old?

Irina Rempt irina at valdyas.org
Thu Jun 4 01:53:52 EDT 2009


On Thursday 04 June 2009 05:03 emily whitrod wrote:
> A friend was asking me for ideas for good books for a birthday present
> for a girl who is 11 years old. I immediately wanted to recommend Diana
> Wynne Jones, but the problem is I don't know what sort of books would be
> suitable for that age. When I was in primary school I read Fire and
> Hemlock, but on the other hand I was a bookworm and read almost anything
> thrown at me. I was going to suggest the Chrestomanci series, as most of
> those are fairly child friendly. Any other suggestions?

I loved Cart and Cwidder and The Spellcoats at that age. (I wouldn't 
recommend the other two to raw novices.)

   Irina
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