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A Gathering of Days by Joan W. Blos
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Apr 24, 2012

really liked it
Read in April, 2012

This really brought me right to that time and place. It's hard to see the world of a fourteen year old when life was so different from ours -- both my time and the present time. I am sending the book to Baya and Esme for their 8th birthday, along with blank journals and a set of pencils, hoping that they will take this up to see their world in a more measured way. (Recommendation is for age 8 - 12, and I believe they have more than 8 year old sensibilities.)

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