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Will Sparrow's Road

By Barbara Schultz, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 11+

Colorful characters bring Elizabethan fair to life.

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Will Sparrow's Road isn't the fantastical, action-packed novel that many modern middle-grade readers are accustomed to. There's some tension and suspense when Will and his friends find themselves in sticky situations, but mainly this is a touching, fascinating story about some colorful characters, and about a historical time and place. Boys and rirls will identify with Will; they'll worry about him when he's hungry or in danger, and feel his sadness when he says good-bye to Duchess. This is a sweet book that will give kids a little history lesson as well as an enjoyable read.

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