Saturday, November 29, 2014
Student Saturday: The Secret Gardent by Francis Hodgson Burnett and Margaet DeKeyser
Student Reviewer: Edgely J.
Genre: Middle Grade Realistic Fiction, Mystery
This book opens with a sour-looking girl who is about to experience a sad tragedy with her rich and spoiled family. She finds herself going far away from India to England to live with an unknown uncle of hers who lives in a big manor on a large moor. She never sees her uncle whose wife had died ten years before. She finds that there are may mysteries within the manor. Why are many of the rooms locked? What is that cryng she hears at night? Why is one of the grdens locked? Are all of the flowers dead? Where's the key? through the poer of friendship, nature and curriosity, Mary uncovers all of the mysteries. I would recommend this book to readers who like realistic fiction and mysteries.