Home | Books By Year | Books from 1981
The Root CellarBuy The Root Cellar now from Amazon
First, read the Wikipedia article. Then, scroll down to see what other TopShelfReview readers thought about the book. And once you've experienced the book, tell everyone what you thought about it.
'The Root Cellar' is a children's historical novel by Janet Lunn. It won the 1982 Canada Library Association Book of the Year for Children Award.[http://www.cla.ca/AM/Template.cfm?Section=Book_of_the_Year_for_Children_Award&Template=/CM/ContentDisplay.cfm&ContentID=2501 CLA Book of the Year for Children Award - Past Winners] In 1988 the book won the California Young Reader Medal
Twelve-year-old Rose Larkin is an orphan whose parents have died when she was only three years old. Rose originally lived with her grandmother. After her grandmother dies, she is sent off to live with relatives in Ontario, Canada. After being miserable about the way her cousins treat her, she flees down into a root cellar. There, Rose is transported back in in time to the 1860's and the American Civil War.
*American Civil War
*The Hollow Tree
Category:Children's historical novels
Category:Canadian children's novels
Category:Novels about orphans
Category:American Civil War novels
Category:Novels set in Ontario
Buy The Root Cellar now from Amazon
<-- Return to books from 1981
comments powered by Disqus
This work is released under CC-BY-SA. Some or all of this content attributed to http://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?oldid=495660897.