Saturday, January 30, 2010

Wishing For Tomorrow by Hilary McKay



McKay, Hilary Wishing For Tomorrow, 273 p. McELderry (Simon), 2010. $16.99. Content: G. Sara Crewe and Becky have left Miss Minchin’s Select Seminary for Young Ladies, but all of the others have been left behind. Such dramatic events can’t but change those who were involved. What will happen to Lavinia, Lottie, Ermengarde and even the stiff Miss Minchin? Ms. McKay gives us a rich look at the subsequent lives of the girls and their teachers – and you probably wouldn’t have been able to predict one things that happens, but you will certainly enjoy it all just as I did. I am thinking of putting this on the shelf right next to the original so that students who want it will be able to find it easily. If you have A Little Princess in your library, you had better buy this! EL, MS, HS – ESSENTIAL. Cindy, Library-Teacher.

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